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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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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 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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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 »

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Crime | Drama

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Norway

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Norwegian | English | Swedish

Release Date:

2 March 2015 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Absuelto See more »

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Oslo, Norway See more »

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NOK 68,750,000 (estimated)
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Miso Film Norge See more »
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(Episodes 1 - 10)

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Ingar Helge Gimle (William Hansteen) & Fridtjov Såheim (Svein Eriksen) also worked together on Vikingane (2016) as Nomadehøvding & Odd respectively. See more »

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Worth the watch, never mind the subtitles. Translates well anyway
4 January 2016 | by elisaeverett-springSee all my reviews

I absolutely loved watching this, I got so into it I binged watched it on Stan on a work night until 3am had 2 hours sleep and do not regret a second. The only reason this did not get a 10 was because the woman who played Karine's mother drove me crazy, I have no idea if it was the acting or if it was just the constant crazy, either way she annoyed me to no end. Nothing like a bit of Eye Sweetener for a leading man either. The scenery was spectacular made me want to pick up sticks and move there..... then I realised what the temperature would be all year round and put my sticks back in their bag. Just Brilliant, watch it don't diss because of the subtitles, it translates seriously well most of the time anyway.


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