A smart lawyer whose drinking and recklessness send him on a path of self-destruction finds new purpose investigating a teenager's apparent suicide.
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Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir ...  Gabríela 9 episodes, 2015
Magnús Jónsson ...  Logi 9 episodes, 2015
Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir ...  Hanna 9 episodes, 2015
Elma Stefania Agustsdottir ...  Ilmur 9 episodes, 2015
Bergur Þór Ingólfsson Bergur Þór Ingólfsson ...  Jónas 9 episodes, 2015
Jóhanna Vigdís Arnardóttir Jóhanna Vigdís Arnardóttir ...  Brynhildur 9 episodes, 2015
Þorsteinn Bachmann ...  Högni 9 episodes, 2015
Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir ...  Guðný 9 episodes, 2015
Arnar Jónsson Arnar Jónsson ...  Benedikt 8 episodes, 2015
Davíð Freyr Þórunnarson Davíð Freyr Þórunnarson ...  Tóti 8 episodes, 2015
Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir ...  Soffía 7 episodes, 2015
Björn Stefánsson ...  Þór 7 episodes, 2015
Hjörtur Jóhann Jónsson ...  Pálmi 7 episodes, 2015
Ólöf Ragna Árnadóttir Ólöf Ragna Árnadóttir ...  Lára 6 episodes, 2015
Walter Grímsson Walter Grímsson ...  Halldór 6 episodes, 2015
Birna Hafstein Birna Hafstein ...  Hrafnhildur 6 episodes, 2015
Dofri Hermannsson Dofri Hermannsson ...  Benedetto 6 episodes, 2015
Elín Sif Halldórsdóttir ...  Elfa Dögg 5 episodes, 2015
Guðrún María Bjarnadóttir Guðrún María Bjarnadóttir ...  Rakel 5 episodes, 2015
Elísabet Skagfjord Elísabet Skagfjord ...  Unnur 5 episodes, 2015
Sigurður Þór Óskarsson ...  Júlíus 4 episodes, 2015
Katrín Ynja Hrafnkelsdóttir Katrín Ynja Hrafnkelsdóttir ...  Glóey 4 episodes, 2015
Elísabet Inga Sigurðardóttir Elísabet Inga Sigurðardóttir ...  Ballet Student 4 episodes, 2015
Karl Ágúst Úlfsson Karl Ágúst Úlfsson ...  Axel 4 episodes, 2015
Helga Kristín Helgadóttir ...  Doctor / ... 4 episodes, 2015
Elva Bjartey Aðalsteinsdóttir Elva Bjartey Aðalsteinsdóttir ...  Indiana 3 episodes, 2015
Soley Eliasdottir Soley Eliasdottir ...  Mamma Elvu 3 episodes, 2015
Gudmundur Thorvaldsson ...  Father of Elfa Dögg 3 episodes, 2015
Edda Björgvinsdóttir ...  Prestur 3 episodes, 2015
Jónmundur Grétarsson ...  Ásgeir lögreglumaður 3 episodes, 2015
Magnús Ragnarsson Magnús Ragnarsson ...  Magnús 3 episodes, 2015
Hallgrímur Ólafsson ...  Store Manager 3 episodes, 2015
Þórey Birgisdóttir ...  Ballet Student 3 episodes, 2015
Vignir Daði Valtýsson Vignir Daði Valtýsson ...  Sigmundur 2 episodes, 2015
Lilja Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir Lilja Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir ...  Gabríela's Mother 2 episodes, 2015
Kolbeinn Arnbjörnsson Kolbeinn Arnbjörnsson ...  Doctor Sigfús 2 episodes, 2015
Rúnar Freyr Gíslason ...  Davið 2 episodes, 2015
Hunter Immanuel Muscat Hunter Immanuel Muscat ...  Gummi 2 episodes, 2015
Jóhann Kristinsson Jóhann Kristinsson ...  Gang Member 2 episodes, 2015
Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson ...  Egill 2 episodes, 2015
Thorunn Erna Clausen ...  Indiana's Mother 2 episodes, 2015
Harpa Arnardóttir Harpa Arnardóttir ...  Fund Manager 2 episodes, 2015
Valur Freyr Einarsson ...  Indiana's Father 2 episodes, 2015
Júlí Heiðar Halldórsson Júlí Heiðar Halldórsson 2 episodes, 2015
Ragnheiður Steindórsdóttir Ragnheiður Steindórsdóttir ...  Benedikt's Wife 2 episodes, 2015
Þórunn Gunnlaugsdóttir Þórunn Gunnlaugsdóttir ...  Youth Center Employee 2 episodes, 2015
Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir ...  Kona Högna / ... 1 episode, 2015
Ragnar Jónsson ...  Doctor 2 episodes, 2015
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When teenager Lara is found hanged at the local ballet school it is assumed that she committed suicide; detective Gabríela believes there is more to it than that and starts digging into the girl's life. She isn't the only person investigating; Lara's parents have employed a lawyer to look into the case. As the series progresses it becomes apparent there are a lot of very unpleasant things going on; a pair of boys are posting videos of girls having sex onto the internet, a ballet teacher who bullies his students and gives them drugs, an adoptive father who clearly has something to hide and some young men who are getting teenage girls hooked on drugs before forcing them into prostitution.

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"Case" is a spin-off of Icelandic crime series Réttur (2009) (The Court), starring two actors from that series in the same roles. See more »

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Why men should not direct work about men exploiting/abusing women
13 March 2018 | by maggiegreenwaldSee all my reviews

With the best of intentions, the director of this series cannot escape his own male gaze. As each man is revealed to be an abuser, the director shows us this by exploiting the women all over again. Starting with one of the earliest shots in the film, the director exploits and abuses the young victim whose death is at the center of the series, by showing her dead body completely naked. She is supposed to be 14 years old and the victim of numerous men who have or want to sexually abuse her. Including one low angle shot with her naked, dead breast in the foreground. The clueless director has no awareness of how to direct this material without actually exploiting the victimized women. Only one hot young man is shown naked. Every other young girl, 14 year olds, 18 year olds, is filmed naked and degraded in the presence of abusive men who are fully clothed. It's time for TV and cinema producers to stop participating in the abuse of women by hiring male directors who do not understand how to expose exploitation without re-exploiting. Baldvin Z's show, Trapped was wonderful, with a great characterization of the principal male, character. In Case, even the side-kick male detective is more interesting to the creators and director than the protagonist - a woman. The actress is incredibly interesting looking, a powerful, not-pretty presence, with not much personality. In addition to no personal life, the writers and director were unable to create an inner life for Gabriela. The side-kick, a nebbish of a partner, HOgni turns out to be a brilliant painter, with the most telling character-defining scene being dinner at his home with his astonishing wife and HUGE male canvases. Too bad this powerful story turns itself into a victim of the male abuse it is attempting to indict.


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