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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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Cast

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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Country:

Sweden | Denmark | Germany

Language:

Swedish | Danish

Release Date:

21 September 2011 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

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 (Dolby 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 »

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 »

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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 QI: North Norse (2016) 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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Wonderful
21 November 2012 | by oldcow63See all my reviews

I absolutely loved this series. The story is intriguing from the start: a corpse is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, carefully positioned so that each half is in a different country. The story that evolves from there is satisfactorily complex, without getting silly, and full of suspense. There are a lot of interesting characters in the series, but the stars are the two investigators. Saga Noren, who clearly has a fairly serious Asperger syndrome, mixes an infuriating lack of understanding of people's feelings with an endearing innocence and admirable honesty. Martin Rohde, a more traditional investigator, is a man that often doesn't really think about the consequences of his actions,and is willing to break rules. The relationship between these two provides a lot of interest and plenty of really entertaining moments. Everything is greatabout this series - the story, the ending, the characters, the music,the photography (the night shots of the bridge and the city that are interspersed during the series are mesmerising). More like this please!


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