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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 19 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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Sweden | Denmark | Germany

Language:

Swedish | Danish

Release Date:

21 September 2011 (Sweden) See more »

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Bron/Broen See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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SEK 100,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital (5.1)

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The first series was broadcast on the Swedish SVT1 and Danish DR1 during the autumn of 2011, and on the United Kingdom's BBC Four the following spring. See more »

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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 »

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

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References Bon Cop Bad Cop (2006) See more »

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Written by Jannis Noya Makrigiannis, Anders Rhedin and Fridolin Nordsø
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The Best TV ever
14 October 2012 | by mcowsillSee all my reviews

The Wire was gritty, politically interesting and great TV. Dexter had beautifully rounded characters; every one unique and interesting, quality acting and intriguing moral questions and there have been several other landmark quality TV productions.

Bron or Broen absolutely takes the cake.

I've never felt so fully immersed, so entertained and so gripped by film or TV. The complex and gradually emerging storyline, personal interactions, realistic action, the landscape scenes that demand freeze-frame for a second admiring look, the simply stunning acting that portrays the unusual but lovable Saga (many of who's comments trod a knife edge between humour and truth), beautiful music perfectly placed, characters you wished you knew. It just goes on... inspiring... genius.

Written after episode #9 Now I've seen episode #10 I'll have to revise my ten stars to eleven. Don't miss this.


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