A reporter is drawn into the dark side of post-war Copenhagen as he attempts to uncover a crime syndicate on an unprecedented level.
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Complete series cast summary:
Jakob Cedergren ...  Bjarne Madsen 6 episodes, 2000
Stine Stengade ...  Lisbeth Gordan 6 episodes, 2000
Lars Mikkelsen ...  Ole Madsen 6 episodes, 2000
Bent Mejding Bent Mejding ...  H.C. Vissing / ... 6 episodes, 2000
Lars Bom Lars Bom ...  Arthur Næslund 6 episodes, 2000
Birthe Neumann Birthe Neumann ...  Vera Madsen / ... 6 episodes, 2000
Bjarne Henriksen ...  Svend Aage Hjalmar 6 episodes, 2000
Louise Mieritz ...  Eva Lund 6 episodes, 2000
Flemming Enevold Flemming Enevold ...  Georg Vanbjerg 6 episodes, 2000
Troels Lyby ...  Walter 6 episodes, 2000
Max Hansen Max Hansen ...  Ove Ramsing 6 episodes, 2000
Steen Springborg Steen Springborg ...  Peder Taulov 6 episodes, 2000
Henrik Prip Henrik Prip ...  Aaberg 6 episodes, 2000
Peter Flyvholm Peter Flyvholm ...  Jochumsen 6 episodes, 2000
Peter Rygaard Peter Rygaard ...  Hjort 6 episodes, 2000
Peter Steen Peter Steen ...  Ingvar Gordan 5 episodes, 2000
Lotte Andersen ...  Lillian Olsen 5 episodes, 2000
Klaus Bondam Klaus Bondam ...  Gylling 5 episodes, 2000
Claus Ryskjær Claus Ryskjær ...  Væsel 5 episodes, 2000
Thure Lindhardt ...  Billy / ... 5 episodes, 2000
Lars Brygmann ...  Dam Jensen 4 episodes, 2000
Preben Harris Preben Harris ...  Vilhelm Davidsen 4 episodes, 2000
Susse Wold ...  Kitty Gordan 4 episodes, 2000
Gerard Bidstrup Gerard Bidstrup ...  Svenne / ... 4 episodes, 2000
Jimmy Jørgensen Jimmy Jørgensen ...  Krølle 4 episodes, 2000
Thomas Milton Walther Thomas Milton Walther ...  Victor 4 episodes, 2000
Mikkel Vadsholt Mikkel Vadsholt ...  Røde 4 episodes, 2000
Per Goldschmidt Per Goldschmidt ...  Meyer 4 episodes, 2000
Henrik Birch ...  Advokat 4 episodes, 2000
Steen Stig Lommer Steen Stig Lommer ...  Carlo 4 episodes, 2000
Henrik Koefoed Henrik Koefoed ...  Overbetjent Pedersen 3 episodes, 2000
Thomas Bo Larsen ...  Arne Hansen 3 episodes, 2000
Trine Dyrholm ...  Topsy 3 episodes, 2000
Kjeld Nørgaard Kjeld Nørgaard ...  Asmus 3 episodes, 2000
Lars Lunøe Lars Lunøe ...  Justitsministeren 3 episodes, 2000
Nikolaj Lie Kaas ...  Rudolf Novak 3 episodes, 2000
Michael Hasselflug Michael Hasselflug ...  Volmer Olsen 3 episodes, 2000
Jens Jørn Spottag ...  Erik Thuesen 2 episodes, 2000
Paprika Steen ...  Helga Krog / ... 2 episodes, 2000
Al Agami Al Agami ...  Chip 2 episodes, 2000
Ole Thestrup Ole Thestrup ...  Foto-Brandt 2 episodes, 2000
Søren Pilmark ...  Jørgen Schiøtt 2 episodes, 2000
Niels Anders Thorn Niels Anders Thorn ...  Grev Erik 2 episodes, 2000
Birgit Zinn Birgit Zinn ...  Pensionatsværtinde 2 episodes, 2000
Moussa Diallo Moussa Diallo ...  Dale 2 episodes, 2000
Marianne Høgsbro Marianne Høgsbro ...  Dommer 2 episodes, 2000
Hans Henrik Clemensen Hans Henrik Clemensen ...  Carlzon 2 episodes, 2000
Martin Roy Wade Martin Roy Wade 2 episodes, 2000
Pia Koch Stead Pia Koch Stead ...  Greta 2 episodes, 2000
Nikolaj Steen Nikolaj Steen ...  Busch 2 episodes, 2000
Katrine Madsen Katrine Madsen ...  Sangerinde 2 episodes, 2000
Jesper Bodilsen Jesper Bodilsen ...  Bassist / ... 2 episodes, 2000
Carsten Bagge Carsten Bagge ...  Trommeslager 2 episodes, 2000
Carsten Skov Nielsen Carsten Skov Nielsen ...  Vibrafonist 2 episodes, 2000
Mads Tolling Mads Tolling ...  Violinist 2 episodes, 2000
Jacob Dinesen Jacob Dinesen ...  Tenorsaxofonist 2 episodes, 2000
Søren Kristiansen Søren Kristiansen ...  Pianist 2 episodes, 2000
Ghita Nørby Ghita Nørby ...  Ella Davidsen 2 episodes, 2000
Carina Due Carina Due ...  Værtinde 2 episodes, 2000
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Storyline

In 1949, during perilous times in post-war Denmark, Bjarne Madsen, an honest and ambitious young journalist, is determined to unmask the organised crime, the underground black markets and the corruption which plague the city of Copenhagen. Sooner or later, Bjarne will finally get the chance to begin his crusade after the unexpected encounter of two faceless bodies that were bound together and washed ashore. Eventually, Bjarne with the invaluable help of the esteemed crime reporter H.C. Vissing, they will discover that behind this web of corruption, fraud and blackmail, lie hidden, entrepreneurs, ex-Danish Resistance members, politicians and even the Police. Written by Nick Riganas

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Trickery, Fraud, Lawlessness and Corruption.


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Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

26 March 2000 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

The Spider See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In its first airing on Danish television (DR1) the series had an average of 1,188,500 viewers per episode out of 5 million possible. See more »

Connections

Referenced in I Edderkoppens kølvand (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Stars fell On Alabama
Music by Frank Perkins (uncredited) and lyrics by Mitchell Parish (uncredited)
Performed by Al Agami
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Intense historical drama
5 November 2014 | by DennisLaursen89See all my reviews

"Edderkoppen" (The Spider) is about post-WW2 Denmark, where black market is a major, criminal factor, and corruption is more widespread that anyone wants to know. It's based on a true story, but the specific people, events etc., are more or less fictive.

Edderkoppen follows a young journalist on a social democratic newspaper, and he discover the black market in Copenhagen. He tries to find out what's going on, and who is the mastermind, but soon he is "trapped in the spiders net". Several plot twists makes the story more intense over time, and the story is much more interesting, that a resume will let you think.


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