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Acquitted 

Frikjent (original title)
TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2015– )
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After having success in Asia, businessman Aksel Borgen is asked back to his hometown in Norway to save an important local firm despite it being 20 years since he was sentenced and later acquitted for murdering his high school sweetheart.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nicolai Cleve Broch ...  Aksel Borgen / ... 18 episodes, 2015-2016
Lena Endre ...  Eva Hansteen 18 episodes, 2015-2016
Anne Marit Jacobsen Anne Marit Jacobsen ...  Mai-Britt Nilsen / ... 18 episodes, 2015-2016
Ellen Dorrit Petersen ...  Inger Moen Hansteen 18 episodes, 2015-2016
Henrik Rafaelsen ...  Lars Hansteen 18 episodes, 2015-2016
Tobias Santelmann ...  Erik Nilsen 18 episodes, 2015-2016
Ingar Helge Gimle Ingar Helge Gimle ...  William Hansteen 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Susanne Boucher ...  Helene Hansteen / ... 16 episodes, 2015-2016
Synnøve Macody Lund ...  Tonje Sandvik 15 episodes, 2015-2016
Fridtjov Såheim ...  Svein Eriksen 15 episodes, 2015-2016
Øystein Røger ...  Finn Kristoffersen 14 episodes, 2015-2016
Anna Bache-Wiig ...  Marianne Eriksen 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Anderz Eide ...  Per Olav Nupen 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Stig R. Amdam Stig R. Amdam ...  Rasmus Sunde 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Elaine Tan ...  Angeline Borgen 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Jamie Hayden Jamie Hayden ...  Degang Adams / ... 10 episodes, 2015
Mathias Romano Mathias Romano ...  Tim Borgen 8 episodes, 2015
Amrita Acharia ...  Amina Sahir 8 episodes, 2016
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Storyline

Acquitted follows the story of Aksel Borgen, a Norwegian business man who has worked his way to the top during his 20 years in Asia having left his native town after being acquitted of the murder of his high school sweetheart. When his home town's cornerstone business is threatened by bankruptcy, Aksel returns to save the place that once turned its back on him. The past has not been forgotten. His arrival tears old wounds apart and new conflicts arise as the past meets the present. Acquitted shadows a battle of guilt, revenge and hope of reconciliation, the man who pleaded not guilty is still judged by society.

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The truth must out. (Series 2.) See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian | English | Swedish

Release Date:

2 March 2015 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Absuelto See more »

Filming Locations:

Oslo, Norway See more »

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Budget:

NOK 68,750,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Miso Film Norge See more »
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Runtime:

(Episodes 1 - 10)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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The series was produced by Miso Film Norge and broadcast by TV 2. See more »

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Excellent but New Zealand version let down by distributors.
6 December 2015 | by shirleyangelaSee all my reviews

This series looks absolutely excellent to me and it appears to be full of superb acting (not to mention spectacular scenery and a compelling, complex and largely well-rounded storyline). I did feel the last episode wasn't as completing as I would have liked BUT my huge disappointment is the feeling that the distributors have badly let down and disrespected the entire production team with very poor subtitles and distribution errors like selling into an advertisement free platform but providing cropped episodes (e.g. you see the 'shown previously' at the beginning of the next episode only to find it includes scenes you've not been shown).

Why would anyone take a fantastic series that could be immensely popular and lay the basis for sales of further series and completely ruin it with poor subtitles and lack of attention to detail in provision of episode lengths/types?


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