About the hunt for a type of violent criminal who has yet to strike in Denmark, and who is surrounded by fear and mystique - the serial killer.
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 Katrine Ries Jensen (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Thomas Schaeffer (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Magnus Bisgaard (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Mia Vogelsang (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Stig Molbeck (10 episodes, 2011)
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 Benedicte Schaeffer (8 episodes, 2011)
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 Johan Schaeffer (6 episodes, 2011)
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About the hunt for a type of violent criminal who has yet to strike in Denmark, and who is surrounded by fear and mystique - the serial killer.

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13 March 2011 (Denmark)  »

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Den som dräper  »

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Good, but not great - in comparison with other Danish counterparts
18 April 2013 | by (Estonia) – See all my reviews

The creators of Den som dræber were apparently willing to combine CSI- type and Mentalist-type of series, but mind-twisting together with genuine slides of malformed dead bodies, villains are serial killers only, and not-so-catchy main characters (Laura Bach as Katrine Ries Jensen and Jakob Cedergren as Thomas Schaeffer) have not attracted so much popularity as e.g. Forbrydelsen, Broen or Ørnen: En krimi-odyssé. True, there are some fine performances - Lars Mikkelsen in all the episodes and Ulrich Thomsen and Kim Bodnia both in 2 episodes, but the overall pace is sometimes uneven, sometimes protracted; there are 5 different stories over 2 episodes each, and the 1st part of every story includes a summary what will happen in the second episode - annoying for a crime drama where moments of surprise carry a significant weight.

All in all, the series in question is not bad, but it is definitely overshadowed by the series mentioned above. So if you have/need a choice, you better watch the others.


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