When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
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Series cast summary:
Sofia Helin ...  Saga 38 episodes, 2011-2018
Rafael Pettersson Rafael Pettersson ...  John 37 episodes, 2011-2018
Sarah Boberg ...  Lillian 32 episodes, 2011-2018
Dag Malmberg ...  Hans 30 episodes, 2011-2018
Kim Bodnia ...  Martin 20 episodes, 2011-2013
Puk Scharbau ...  Mette 18 episodes, 2011-2013
Thure Lindhardt ...  Henrik 18 episodes, 2015-2018
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Season 2 begins 13 months after the events of the first season. A coastal tanker leaves the Öresund waterway and is headed straight for the Øresund Bridge. When the Coast Guard board the ship they discover there is no crew, and three Swedish and two Danish youths are chained below deck. Saga Norén, County Police, Malmö, is put in charge of the case and contacts Martin Rohde, who is still haunted by the death of his son. Soon it turns out the chained youths were just the beginning... Someone wants to direct our attention to the changing climate and the use of our planet's resources, and will stop at nothing to do it. It all turns into a race against the clock to prevent a disaster where many lives are at stake... Written by Nimbus Film

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Trivia

Kim Bodnia's character's name in Nattevagten (1994) is the name of his arch rival in this series. He also co-played with Lotte Andersen in the same movie. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits some of the traffic footage is mirrored causing the traffic to be driving on the left instead of the right side of the road and taking the roundabout in a clockwise fashion instead of counter-clockwise. See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening and closing credits appear in both Swedish and Danish, including the series title and descriptive character names. See more »

Connections

Remade as The Bridge (2013) See more »

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Hollow Talk
Written by Jannis Noya Makrigiannis, Anders Rhedin and Fridolin Nordsø
Performed by Choir of Young Believers
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia
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So much better than the American version
18 February 2014 | by qck1See all my reviews

If you like the American version, it is heavily based on this one. However, the acting if far superior in the Swedish-Danish version, in fact I think it is one of the best cast series I have seen. If you can deal with the subtitles this is so much better. As you watch the show characters are introduced that seem to have little to do with the plot, but in a few episodes they become important. This is good in that you start to wonder what this character's involvement as the plot progresses. There is a grittiness to drama that is missing from US shows, with the characters being not such overly made-up dolls. It is interesting to see how the scenery differs from what once is accustomed to in the US.

The third season was the most fantastic. Sofia Helin really showed what she is capable of as an actress as her character is put into extremely uncomfortable situations, and I Thure Lindhardt was also phenomenal with is character was having to deal with the loss of his family 6 years before and is having problems accepting the loss. The two interact so well.


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Sweden | Denmark | Germany

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Swedish | Danish

Release Date:

21 September 2011 (USA) See more »

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Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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SEK100,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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