In NOBEL, two stories carefully intertwine as a returning soldier and family man becomes a pawn in a political international game. As the stakes grow higher he is forced to discover just how far one should go in the name of peace.
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Series cast summary:
Aksel Hennie ...  Erling Riiser 8 episodes, 2016
Atheer Adel ...  Sharif Samani 8 episodes, 2016
Mohammad-Ali Behboudi ...  Mullah Ahmed 8 episodes, 2016
Danica Curcic ...  Adella Hanefi 8 episodes, 2016
Eirik Evjen Eirik Evjen ...  Sigurd Sønsteby 8 episodes, 2016
Runar Holmstroem Runar Holmstroem ...  Magne Sørås 8 episodes, 2016
André Jerman ...  Kristoffer Abel 8 episodes, 2016
Anders Danielsen Lie ...  Jon Petter Hals 8 episodes, 2016
Michael Masula Michael Masula ...  Energy Minister 8 episodes, 2016
Tuva Novotny ...  Johanne Riiser 8 episodes, 2016
Farhad Payar ...  Farouqui 8 episodes, 2016
Mads Sjøgård Pettersen ...  Håvard Bakkeli 8 episodes, 2016
Christian Rubeck ...  Utenriksminister 8 episodes, 2016
Dennis Storhøi ...  Ekeberg 8 episodes, 2016
Ayesha Wolasmal Ayesha Wolasmal ...  Wasima Zamani 8 episodes, 2016
Ramin Yazdani ...  Heydar 8 episodes, 2016
Hallvard Holmen ...  Rolf Inherad 7 episodes, 2016
Mattis Herman Nyquist ...  Hektor Stolt - Hansen 7 episodes, 2016
Odd-Magnus Williamson Odd-Magnus Williamson ...  Hans Ivar Johansen 6 episodes, 2016
Rolf Kristian Larsen ...  Sven Rasch 5 episodes, 2016
Heidi Toini ...  Charlotte 5 episodes, 2016
Naoufal Yassir Naoufal Yassir ...  Yunes 4 episodes, 2016
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In NOBEL, two stories carefully intertwine as a returning soldier and family man becomes a pawn in a political international game. As the stakes grow higher he is forced to discover just how far one should go in the name of peace.

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Dari | English | Norwegian

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13 December 2016 (USA) See more »

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The surname of character Sigurd Sønsteby, played by Eirik Evjen, is an homage to Gunnar "The Chin" Sønsteby. He was the highest decorated Norwegian resistance fighter during World War II. See more »

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So life-like, it hurts!!!!
14 December 2016 | by thegulls1See all my reviews

Days after watching a stunning South Korean mini-series (IRIS), NOBEL popped up on Netflix, based on my viewing habits. Here's my question: how do the producers get this to look so realistic? The guns and jeeps are real -- the barren Afghan landscape looks real -- the Afghani players look like real tribal thugs and power-brokers. You could be watching a documentary, and you wouldn't see much difference. I guess this means the performances are sterling, huh?

As for the show itself, we follow the plight of a small group of Norwegian Spec-Ops guys in Afghanistan, with frequent time and setting shifts that can be difficult to keep up with. One dearly-loved comrade gets taken out by an IED, detonated by a sneering, wife-beating tribal leader. Another loses his temper - then his ability to walk. Reporters interfere, and politicians blame the soldiers for anything that goes wrong.. i.e. Taliban lays an ambush, soldiers guarding a Government Minister shoot their way out - "ooooooooooops! you can't do that -- did the ambushers fire first? We have it on tape..." (Yes, a stolen tape..)

If you still think warfare is all about heroics and bravery, you really need to watch this series. It might explain why a good chunk of the North American troops returning from the Middle East end up "...drunk in a dive in Joliet..." Gripping.


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