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Series cast summary:
Melinda Kinnaman ...  Inger Johanne Vik 16 episodes, 2015-2017
Henrik Norlén ...  Ingvar Nyman 16 episodes, 2015-2017
Esmeralda Struwe ...  Stina Vik 13 episodes, 2015-2017
Simon J. Berger ...  Isak Aronson 12 episodes, 2015-2017
Annika Hallin ...  Hedvig Nyström 12 episodes, 2015-2017
Gerhard Hoberstorfer ...  Bo Sundberg / ... 12 episodes, 2015-2017
Lily Wahlsteen Lily Wahlsteen ...  Linnea Vik 9 episodes, 2015-2017
Greg Wise ...  Warren Schifford 8 episodes, 2017
Marek Oravec ...  Richard Forrester 8 episodes, 2015
Samuel Fröler ...  Torbjörn Skoglund 8 episodes, 2017
Anja Lundqvist Anja Lundqvist ...  Jessica Östlund 8 episodes, 2017
Kim Cattrall ...  Helen Tyler 8 episodes, 2017
Paprika Steen ...  Alva Roos 8 episodes, 2017
Johan Rabaeus ...  Harald Bohman 8 episodes, 2017
Magnus Roosmann ...  Marcus Ståhl 8 episodes, 2015
Peter Jöback ...  Rolf Ljungberg 8 episodes, 2015
Johan Widerberg ...  Lukas Lindgren 8 episodes, 2015
Billy Campbell ...  Dale Tyler 8 episodes, 2017
Krister Henriksson ...  Erik Lindgren 8 episodes, 2015
Liv Mjönes ...  Patricia Green 8 episodes, 2015
Lo Kauppi Lo Kauppi ...  Linda Clason 8 episodes, 2017
Nina Zanjani Nina Zanjani ...  Philippa 8 episodes, 2017
Cecilia Nilsson Cecilia Nilsson ...  Elisabeth Lindgren 8 episodes, 2015
Christopher Wollter Christopher Wollter ...  Tobias Magnusson 8 episodes, 2017
Sigge Eklund ...  Gustav 8 episodes, 2017
Jonas Malmsjö Jonas Malmsjö ...  Oscar Ek 8 episodes, 2017
Emilia Poma ...  Zoe Tyler 7 episodes, 2017


During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths, through which she meets detective Ingvar Nyman of "Rikskrim", a Swedish national police force. Nyman is dispatched to Uppsala to investigate the shocking Christmas Eve murder of bishop Elisabeth Lindgren. In Stockholm, the bodies keep turning up - though the causes of death vary. But before long, Inger Johanne starts noticing a pattern. MODUS is a thrilling story that raises questions about religion, human rights, and the very nature of love itself. It goes beyond conventional crime and peppers the story with red-hot political issues and criticizing intolerance. Written by Miso Film

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23 September 2015 (Sweden) See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1)



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16:9 HD
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Another above-the-average Scandinavian TV-thriller
11 March 2017 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

With the explosive blooming of Scandi Noir, this decade has seen several dozens of thrilling series where something bad is developed and solved/removed using suspense and uneasiness... Some concepts and approached are distinct, the others not, and even in a relatively big country like Sweden, there are many recurring actors-actresses having bigger or smaller roles in various thrillers, including here, that it takes some time to get used to it. Well, most performers are good at least, but in Modus, it often seemed that the leading characters or performances were more static and trivial that many supporting ones, Melinda Kinnaman and Henrik Norlén did not impress me too much.

As for the plot and it's entertainment level, Modus had a few twists only, and the basic reasons for the wrongdoer's actions were revealed too soon, with some excessive moralisation, and the gay topic was over- exploited in this context. The police work was oddly weak, the killer of foreign origin could easily advance openly, paving the way for protracted scenes and unnecessary cast. But still, the general atmosphere was OK - probably for those having some knowledge of Scandinavian way of living and attitudes; I can hardly imagine that the series in question could be an interesting fellow to viewers outside Nothern Europe.

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