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Eyewitness 

Øyevitne (original title)
Two 15 year old boys secretly meet up in the forest, only to witness a blood bath. They are seen, but escape trying to keep this as a secret, both in fear of the perpetrator and that their secret is revealed.
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Series cast summary:
Per Kjerstad Per Kjerstad ...  Ronny Berg Larsen / ... 6 episodes, 2014
Axel Bøyum ...  Philip 6 episodes, 2014
Odin Waage Odin Waage ...  Henning 6 episodes, 2014
Anneke von der Lippe ...  Helen Sikkeland 6 episodes, 2014
Yngvild Støen Grotmol Yngvild Støen Grotmol ...  Camilla Bjerke 6 episodes, 2014
Kim Sørensen Kim Sørensen ...  Olle 6 episodes, 2014
Yngve Berven Yngve Berven ...  André / ... 6 episodes, 2014
Ingjerd Egeberg ...  Elisabeth 6 episodes, 2014
Reidar Sørensen ...  President Sixers / ... 6 episodes, 2014
Bjørn Skagestad Bjørn Skagestad ...  Svend 5 episodes, 2014
Tobias Santelmann ...  Lars 5 episodes, 2014
Fridtjov Såheim ...  Runar 5 episodes, 2014
Anderz Eide ...  Riseth 5 episodes, 2014
Åsmund Brede Eike ...  Christer 5 episodes, 2014
Elyas Mohammed Elyas Mohammed ...  Kenneth 5 episodes, 2014
Mahmut Suvakci ...  Hamit / ... 4 episodes, 2014
Marianne Mørk Larsen Marianne Mørk Larsen ...  Laila 4 episodes, 2014
Tehilla Blad ...  Zana 4 episodes, 2014
Tone Beate Mostraum Tone Beate Mostraum ...  Guro 4 episodes, 2014
Nini Bakke Kristiansen Nini Bakke Kristiansen ...  Mia 4 episodes, 2014
Frank Kjosås ...  Raymond 4 episodes, 2014
Elvira von der Lippe Elvira von der Lippe ...  Kathrine / ... 4 episodes, 2014
Eirik Haakenstad Dammyr Eirik Haakenstad Dammyr ...  Ronny 4 episodes, 2014
John Malden John Malden ...  Sixers medlem / ... 4 episodes, 2014
Duc Paul Mai-The Duc Paul Mai-The ...  Eirik Thømte / ... 4 episodes, 2014
Bjørn Moan Bjørn Moan ...  Stig 4 episodes, 2014
Robert Follin ...  Tommy 4 episodes, 2014
Mariann Hole ...  Siri 3 episodes, 2014
Nils Nordberg Nils Nordberg ...  Mathisen 3 episodes, 2014
Øyvin Bang Berven Øyvin Bang Berven ...  Jørn 3 episodes, 2014
Espen Reboli Bjerke Espen Reboli Bjerke ...  Geir Tangen 3 episodes, 2014
Ingrid Vollan Ingrid Vollan ...  Wenche 3 episodes, 2014
Fredrik Skogsrud Fredrik Skogsrud ...  Ove, SO 3 episodes, 2014
Daniel Aadne Daniel Aadne ...  Flemming 3 episodes, 2014
Randolf Walderhaug Randolf Walderhaug ...  Politimester / ... 3 episodes, 2014
Thomas S. Johansen Thomas S. Johansen ...  Ketil 3 episodes, 2014
Jesper Malm ...  Bergquist / ... 3 episodes, 2014
Venild Ramsøy Halle Venild Ramsøy Halle ...  Jimmi 3 episodes, 2014
Nazmi Idrizi Nazmi Idrizi ...  Hamits livvakt 3 episodes, 2014
Cecilie A. Mosli Cecilie A. Mosli ...  Anne Britt 3 episodes, 2014
Irasj Asanti ...  Radkan 3 episodes, 2014
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Two 15 year old boys secretly meet up in the forest, only to witness a blood bath. They are seen, but escape trying to keep this as a secret, both in fear of the perpetrator and that their secret is revealed.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

20 October 2014 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Eyewitness See more »

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NOK 30,000,000 (estimated)
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NRK Drama See more »
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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

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2.20 : 1
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Anneke von der Lippe (Helen Sikkeland) & Frank Kjosås (Raymond) also worked together on Troubled Water (2008) as Sissel & Tommy respectively. See more »

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Remade as Eyewitness (2018) See more »

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The best Norwegian crime series I have seen so far
14 October 2015 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

As for series on related topic, I am able to recall Varg Veum, and apparently I have seen all episodes available... Yes, I liked it, but it is more Beck and Wallander than those coming from Scandinavia when you have to watch all in sequence and where are many intertwined events, not every episode dedicated to solving a certain tort or felony.

Øyevitne measures easily up to the currently most famous Danish-Swedish series: gloomy atmosphere, harsh nature, thrilling yet realistic plot with some unexpected changes, fitting actors performing rather as a team than backing someone who is heavily "better" or "distinct" (Axel Bøyum and Anneke von der Lippe had apparently the most versatile characters to play)... Some spend more time on screen, the others less, but they do all have their role and place, not just filling a scene or prolonging the events (6 episodes made the story intense and compact). Plus, I liked the ending as the very final scenes did not contain the odd dramatics so characteristic to the US series, above all. And I also liked that private and sensitive issues were approached in realistic manner, as a part of everyday life, without strict assessments.

I am pleased that Norwegians have vigorously established themselves in the field long dominated by Swedes and Danes. Well done and more similar achievements in the future!


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