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:
...  Saga 38 episodes, 2011-2018
Rafael Pettersson ...  John 37 episodes, 2011-2018
...  Lillian 32 episodes, 2011-2018
Dag Malmberg ...  Hans 30 episodes, 2011-2018
...  Martin 20 episodes, 2011-2013
...  Mette 19 episodes, 2011-2013
...  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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Kim Bodnia was hired before Sofia Helin. But he left the series after the first 4 episodes were written in Season 3 because his character would have a smaller role being in prison. The writers called his departure a "blessing in disguise" because it allowed them to bring in a new character (Henrik) who added new opportunities to the series, even though they had to re-write the first 4 episodes. 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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Referenced in De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #10.16 (2017) See more »

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Hollow Talk
Written by Jannis Noya Makrigiannis, Anders Rhedin and Fridolin T.S. Nordsø
Performed by Choir of Young Believers
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia
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Wow.
7 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

I have to admit that I'm astonished. Nevertheless I will try to make it short.

This piece of TV is outstanding. Although it runs over 10 episodes I was never bored. The plot is well thought through, has some nice twists, and is very well told and filmed.

More than anything Sofia Helin's performance made me wishing to see more and more. Outstanding job! And believe it or not: I'm really looking forward to the US-remake. I think this story could work very well between the U.S. and Mexico, and maybe even better as there can be added several new topics between such different countries in comparison to the pretty similar Sweden and Denmark. I just hope that Diane Kruger is capable of doing a similar good job as the lead. At the moment I tend to believe she can, as she might be capable of providing this particular combination of prettiness and coldness, just as Helin provided in such a brilliant way.


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