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Arne Dahl: En midsommarnattsdröm 

A series of brutal murders of Polish women hiding out in Sweden is the new A Unit's first assignment. The victims turn out to be key witnesses in a big case against the Polish mafia. Three ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Malin Arvidsson Malin Arvidsson ...  Kerstin Holm 2 episodes, 2015
Natalie Minnevik ...  Ida Jankowicz 2 episodes, 2015
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Vanna Rosenberg ...  Lotta Björk 2 episodes, 2015
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A series of brutal murders of Polish women hiding out in Sweden is the new A Unit's first assignment. The victims turn out to be key witnesses in a big case against the Polish mafia. Three of them are found murdered within a couple of days, and two are missing. The hope is that the missing women are still alive. Chief Inspector Kerstin Holm gets the case, and the hunt for a ruthless murderer and his shady victims begins.

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15 February 2015 (Sweden) See more »

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Arne Dahl: A Midsummer Night Dream See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1)

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16:9 HD
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The Arne Dahl novel of the same name was published in 2003. See more »

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Formulaic Police Drama
18 October 2015 | by l_rawjalaurenceSee all my reviews

Taking its title from Shakespeare's play (although the relevance to the story escapes me), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is a complicated tale involving the pursuit of a Polish heavy (Andrzej Chyra) who has been associated with a series of murders of other Polish immigrants. However the story isn't as straightforward as it first seems ...

This Swedish detective series contains some formulaic elements. The central character Arne Dahl (Malin Arvidsson) is a divorced single parent looking for love but failing to find it. In her team of crack officers there is the obligatory heavy (Magnus Samuelsson) with a penchant for black humor; the silver-haired lawyer who solves cases through intellectual rather than physical means (Niklas Åkerfelt); and the maverick cop going off the rails but redeemed through his aptitude for the job (Alexander Salzberger). Oh, and we must not forget the rookie who turns out to be a little big for her boots, initially skeptically received by her fellow-officers but eventually proving herself through sheer, if rather foolhardy bravery (Natalie Minnevik).

Trygve Allister Diesen's production remains resolutely low-key throughout; shot in dark colors in claustrophobic interiors, it portrays Stockholm and other Swedish cities as crime-ridden and full of menace. No one, it seems, is immune from corruption.


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