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Fortitude 

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Perched on the edge of the Arctic Circle, Fortitude is one of the safest towns on earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now.

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Series cast summary:
Richard Dormer ...  Dan Anderssen 25 episodes, 2015-2018
Björn Hlynur Haraldsson ...  Eric Odegard 25 episodes, 2015-2018
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Mia Jexen ...  PC Ingrid Witry / ... 24 episodes, 2015-2018
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Alexandra Moen Alexandra Moen ...  Petra / ... 24 episodes, 2015-2018
Sofie Gråbøl ...  Hildur Odegard / ... 23 episodes, 2015-2018
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Darren Boyd ...  Markus Huseklepp / ... 18 episodes, 2015-2018
Dennis Quaid ...  Michael Lennox 14 episodes, 2017-2018
Nicholas Pinnock ...  Frank Sutter 11 episodes, 2015
Elizabeth Dormer-Phillips ...  Carrie Morgan 11 episodes, 2015
Ramon Tikaram ...  Tavrani / ... 11 episodes, 2015-2017
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Fortitude is a place like nowhere else on Earth. Surrounded by the savage beauty of the polar landscape, its future sparkling with the promise of Arctic opportunity, wealth and discovery, Fortitude is one of the safest towns on earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now. Written by Tiger Aspect Productions

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29 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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Although set in the Norwegian arctic, this show was filmed in Eastern Iceland. See more »

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If the permafrost is melting enough for a mammoth carcass to be revealed, it must be summer, so there should be no night at all during the time period DCI Morton visits Fortitude. See more »

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A slowly unfolding ice bound drama
13 March 2015 | by s3276169See all my reviews

Fortitude is not your typical drama. It moves slowly, like the ice locked landscape in which it is set.

Its not a series for the impatient. You have to be willing to invest time in this series and accept long periods where partial knowledge and confusion are the norm. If you can do this then you may "warm" to Fortitude.

Without giving too much away very little in this series is what it first appears to be. A police who dun-nit that ever so slowly reveals other secrets that have a lot to do with time, ice and the preservation of "seemingly" dead things.

The cast is top notch and includes the likes of the wonderful Michael Gambon, for those who remember exceptional series like The Singing Detective.

A well deserved eight out of ten from me.


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