When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Atli Rafn Sigurðsson Atli Rafn Sigurðsson ...  Ari Jónsson 4 episodes, 2014
Björn Hlynur Haraldsson ...  Helgi Marvin 4 episodes, 2014
Heida Reed ...  Gréta 4 episodes, 2014
Joi Johannsson ...  Gísli 4 episodes, 2014
Jón Páll Eyjólfsson Jón Páll Eyjólfsson ...  Skipperinn 4 episodes, 2014
Margrét Þorgeirsdóttir Margrét Þorgeirsdóttir ...  Þórdís Katla 4 episodes, 2014
Magnús Ragnarsson Magnús Ragnarsson ...  Björn A. Sveinsson 4 episodes, 2014
Maria Ellingsen ...  Marín 4 episodes, 2014
Salóme R. Gunnarsdóttir ...  Helena 4 episodes, 2014
Sigurður Skúlason Sigurður Skúlason ...  Egill Steingrímsson 4 episodes, 2014
Sólveig Arnarsdóttir Sólveig Arnarsdóttir ...  Elín 4 episodes, 2014
Svandis Dora Einarsdottir ...  Auður 4 episodes, 2014
Sveinn Geirsson ...  Jens 4 episodes, 2014
Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir ...  Edda 4 episodes, 2014
Unnur Birna Jónsdóttir Unnur Birna Jónsdóttir ...  Hafdís 4 episodes, 2014
Vigfús Þormar Gunnarsson Vigfús Þormar Gunnarsson ...  Raggi 4 episodes, 2014
Árni Beinteinn Árnason ...  Gísli Ungur 4 episodes, 2014
Ágúst Oliver Erlingsson Ágúst Oliver Erlingsson ...  Guttormur Ungur 4 episodes, 2014
Ágúst Örn B. Wigum Ágúst Örn B. Wigum ...  Helgi Ungur 4 episodes, 2014
Alexía Björg Jóhannesdóttir Alexía Björg Jóhannesdóttir ...  Elsa Saksóknari 4 episodes, 2014
Andrés Þor Björnsson Andrés Þor Björnsson ...  Skuggariddari 3 4 episodes, 2014
Andri Fannar Ottóson Andri Fannar Ottóson ...  Frank 4 episodes, 2014
Anna Sigurbjörg Þórisdóttir Anna Sigurbjörg Þórisdóttir ...  Hjúkrunarkona 1 4 episodes, 2014
Arnoddur Magnus Danks ...  Össi 4 episodes, 2014
Bárður Smárason Bárður Smárason ...  Skuggariddari 2 4 episodes, 2014
Bergsveinn Jónsson Bergsveinn Jónsson ...  Tölvudeildarmaður 4 episodes, 2014
Birgir Örn Gunnarsson Birgir Örn Gunnarsson ...  Lögreglumaður 4 episodes, 2014
Bjarni Hrafnkelsson Bjarni Hrafnkelsson ...  Haraldur 4 episodes, 2014
Eggert Rafnsson Eggert Rafnsson ...  Kiddi Bílstjóri 4 episodes, 2014
Gísli Björn Heimisson Gísli Björn Heimisson ...  Erlingur Verjandi 4 episodes, 2014
Gudfinna Runarsdottir Gudfinna Runarsdottir ...  Erna Lögfræðingur 4 episodes, 2014
Guðlaug Ingibjörg Bjarnadóttir Guðlaug Ingibjörg Bjarnadóttir ...  Hjúkrunarkona 2 4 episodes, 2014
Guðmundur Ólafsson Guðmundur Ólafsson ...  Bensín Afgreiðslumaður 4 episodes, 2014
Guðrún Katrín Jóhannesdóttir Guðrún Katrín Jóhannesdóttir ...  Fréttakona 4 episodes, 2014
Erling Jóhannesson Erling Jóhannesson ...  Manni 4 episodes, 2014
Ingibjörg Reynisdóttir ...  Læknir 4 episodes, 2014
Ingibjörg Sóllilja Anderiman Ingibjörg Sóllilja Anderiman ...  Áhættuleikur Hafdísar 4 episodes, 2014
Jarún Júlía Jakobsdóttir Jarún Júlía Jakobsdóttir ...  Vera 4 episodes, 2014
Jóhannes Ármansson Jóhannes Ármansson ...  Lögreglumaður 4 episodes, 2014
Kári Viðarsson Kári Viðarsson ...  Höddi 4 episodes, 2014
Kolbeinn Arnbjörnsson Kolbeinn Arnbjörnsson ...  Matthías 4 episodes, 2014
Laufey Elíasdóttir ...  Elísabet 4 episodes, 2014
Maria Palsdottir Maria Palsdottir ...  Skrifstofukona 4 episodes, 2014
Pétur Eggerz Pétur Eggerz ...  Einar 4 episodes, 2014
Pétur Einarsson Pétur Einarsson ...  Séra Höskuldur 4 episodes, 2014
Ragnar Jónsson Ragnar Jónsson ...  Ólafur Rannsóknarmaður 4 episodes, 2014
Ragnheiður Steindórsdóttir Ragnheiður Steindórsdóttir ...  Brynja Læknir 4 episodes, 2014
Reynir Örn Þrastarson Reynir Örn Þrastarson ...  Bragi 4 episodes, 2014
Sigurður Páll Sigurðsson Sigurður Páll Sigurðsson ...  Eigandi Tattoostofu 4 episodes, 2014
Tinna Lind Ólafsdóttir Tinna Lind Ólafsdóttir ...  Birna Ólafs 4 episodes, 2014
Valur Freyr Einarsson Valur Freyr Einarsson ...  Yfirmaður Fíknó 4 episodes, 2014
Víðir Reynisson Víðir Reynisson ...  Skuggariddari 1 4 episodes, 2014
Viktor Már Bjarnason Viktor Már Bjarnason ...  Kalli Fótur 4 episodes, 2014
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When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister trail of evidence, Helgi's own deeply hidden secrets are unearthed. Will Helgi turn a blind eye to murder in order to save the life of his daughter? Written by Thorisson

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Iceland

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Icelandic

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27 September 2014 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Cliff: Depth of Darkness - Hraunið See more »

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Iceland

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Gorgeous scenery could not make up for bad writing!
20 September 2016 | by qui_jSee all my reviews

The gorgeous Icelandic scenery used as a stunning background for this series, could not compensate for the really bad writing, and storyline. The plot is difficult to follow, not because of the subtitles but because of poor writing. It's as if they did not use a storyboard to ensure sequencing and continuity. Characters appeared out of the blue but their connection to the main plot was never adequately explained. Half the time the viewer is left wondering what the role of these people is in the story. The final episode is just totally unbelievable, and one wonders at the decision-making skills of the Icelandic "Detectives". I'm sure this series is an embarrassment to the real police and detectives in that country! The ending is lame and inconclusive. This is not at the level of what expects from "Nordic Noir". It's just really bad!


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