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Bron/Broen 

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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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Trivia

The car that Saga Noren drives is a 1977 US-spec Porsche 911S. 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 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Hollow Talk
Written by Jannis Noya Makrigiannis, Anders Rhedin and Fridolin Nordsø
Performed by Choir of Young Believers
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia
Theme song
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excellent! Awesome, complex drama.
27 February 2013 | by mixterauSee all my reviews

To sum up in short: suspense, good acting, real empathy for the story line, great appropriate music, twists that keep you hooked wanting to keep going. The two leads are very different, and equally interesting and complex. The support cast is first rate, and the suspense just keeps building.Best drama/ mystery that I've seen for ages. Well worth it. By epp2 I was pleasantly surprised that it kept the intrigue up. By Epp3 I was thinking of ringing in sick for work to keep watching. If you like your mysteries to keep surprising you, and adding layers, and layers, then this is for you. There aren't the usual "holywood" dumbed down explanations at the end of each epp, instead it makes you keep thinking.I have to say that they have done a first rate job with the music score too.Although even without it, the storyline gives you plenty of emotional reaction.This is one show to set aside free time for, with out distractions. And just enjoy.


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Sweden | Denmark | Germany

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Swedish | Danish

Release Date:

21 September 2011 (Sweden) See more »

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Bron/Broen See more »

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Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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SEK100,000,000 (estimated)
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