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Those Who Kill 

Den som dræber (original title)
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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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Series cast summary:
Laura Bach ...  Katrine Ries Jensen 10 episodes, 2011
Jakob Cedergren ...  Thomas Schaeffer 10 episodes, 2011
Lars Mikkelsen ...  Magnus Bisgaard 10 episodes, 2011
Lærke Winther ...  Mia Vogelsang 10 episodes, 2011
Frederik Meldal Nørgaard ...  Stig Molbeck 10 episodes, 2011
Iben Dorner ...  Benedicte Schaeffer 8 episodes, 2011
Benjamin Brüel Benjamin Brüel ...  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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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Denmark

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Danish

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13 March 2011 (Denmark) See more »

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Den som dreper See more »

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DKK42,500,000 (estimated)
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(2 parts)

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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Spin-off Those Who Kill - Shadow of the Past (2011) See more »

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Serial killers in Denmark
24 March 2012 | by TweekumsSee all my reviews

Until recently we never saw television programmes that weren't in English; then BBC4 started airing the Swedish police show 'Wallander' after its success is wasn't long before they followed it up with programmes from France, Denmark and Italy; all in the native language and English subtitles. It was only a matter of time before another channel started to showing something from the continent; the channel was ITV3 and the programme was the Danish murder mystery 'Those Who Kill'. Originally shown as ten episodes featuring five two part stories the episodes were combines to make five feature length episodes; probably a wise move as the two hour crime drama is the standard format here.

This series follows the activities of a murder squad whose cases inevitably turn out to involve serial killers. The squad is led by Magnus Bisgaard although the main characters are Katrine Ries Jensen and civilian profiler Thomas Schaeffer. No matter what the case it is a safe bet that one of our protagonists will end up in mortal danger only for them to turn the tables on the bad guy. While the cases are fairly standard for this type of drama they were still enjoyable and while I didn't really expect the protagonists to come to any harm there were plenty of tense moments. Lead actors Laura Bach and Jakob Cedergren performed well in the roles of Katrine and Thomas and the rest of the cast seemed to do well too; although I can't comment on how their accents fitted the roles as I was relying on the subtitles and wouldn't have spotted if somebody sounded wrong! Overall I'm glad I watched this series; it might not have been one of the best continental series I've seen but it was still entertaining; its a pity further series weren't made.


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