Three Swedish financiers are murdered over three consecutive nights. Evidence suggests that the killings will continue and the world of finance is panicked. The police quickly set up a ...
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An American serial killer is on board a plane from New York to Stockholm. Without a proper identification and with great urgency A-group try to locate this passenger before Sweden ... See full summary »
Group A are called in to investigate a car bomb in Holland but to their horror a policeman and his family were in the car. Further investigation reveal a link between drugs and child porn ... See full summary »
A series of brutal murders of Polish women hiding out in Sweden is the new A Unit's first assignment. The victims turn out to be key witnesses in a big case against the Polish mafia. Three ... See full summary »
Early one morning, a bank office in the middle of Stockholm is hit with a violent robbery. When the police storm the premises, the robbers have vanished without a trace. The event mystifies... See full summary »
The explosion is powerful and the devastation enormous when a subway train explodes in Stockholm's tunnel system on a November night. The country is in shock. A group calling themselves "... See full summary »
A brutal attack leads 'A-Unit' to a stash of steroids linked to an organisation Interpol have been investigating. A series of related kidnaps and murders show apparent links to a shared high school experience.
During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths.
When Erica finds Fjällbacka's photographer Stigge murdered in his studio, she can't help but take interest in the investigation regarding his death. Patrik and his colleagues at the ... See full summary »
Three Swedish financiers are murdered over three consecutive nights. Evidence suggests that the killings will continue and the world of finance is panicked. The police quickly set up a special unit under the leadership of Detective Jenny Hultin. She hand picks six police officers from across the country and they form the so-called A-group. Under enormous pressure they attempt to solve the case before more finance officers are murdered.Written by
A television production worthy of the name of the great Swedish author.
This is a great Swedish series based on the ''A-Gruppen'' novel series by Jan Arnald (Arne Dahl is his nom de plume) which were one of the best products of the ''Nordic Noir'' genre. Unfortunately, due to the lack of English editions regarding the last novels of the series, I've only read the first six and I can honestly admit that it was a splendid and rewarding experience. The distinguishing mark of ''A-Gruppen'' books was that there were no main characters, but it was rather the team that consisted the protagonist of the series. Each novel focuses specifically on one or two members of the elite group of Swedish police, and we become familiar with their personal stories and problems, which always, as everything in Arne Dahl's novels, interconnects with the different parts of the main plot. The stories are usually perhaps a bit more complicated than absolutely needed but this doesn't spoil any of the fun. The adaptation of the novels to two one-and-a-half hour episodes allows a more or less faithful adaptation of the complex book plotlines and the final result is more than satisfying. The casting consists of a Swedish all-star group of actors such as Shanti Roney, Matias Varela, Malin Arvidsson, Claes Ljungmark and many others. ''Arne Dahl'' is a tv production worthy of the name of the great Swedish author.
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