A student at the Police Academy is tasked to study a cold case: the murder of a pregnant woman on a Swedish beach 25 years ago.
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Series cast summary:
Kjell Bergqvist ...  Tom Stilton 10 episodes, 2016
Julia Ragnarsson ...  Olivia Rönning 10 episodes, 2016
Johan Widerberg ...  Minken 7 episodes, 2016
Cecilia Nilsson Cecilia Nilsson ...  Mette Olsäter 7 episodes, 2016
Helena Bergström ...  Linn Magnusson 7 episodes, 2016
Peter Carlberg Peter Carlberg ...  Alexander Nordin 7 episodes, 2016
Dag Malmberg Dag Malmberg ...  Nils Wendt 7 episodes, 2016
Stefan Gödicke Stefan Gödicke ...  Klinga 7 episodes, 2016
Kjell Wilhelmsen Kjell Wilhelmsen ...  Forss 7 episodes, 2016
Gustav Lindh ...  Liam 7 episodes, 2016
Dakota Trancher Williams ...  Adam 7 episodes, 2016
Niklas Hjulström Niklas Hjulström ...  Bertil 6 episodes, 2016
Görel Crona ...  Jackie Berglund 6 episodes, 2016
Anna Wallander Anna Wallander ...  Vera 6 episodes, 2016
Michaela Thorsén Michaela Thorsén ...  Lisa / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Arvin Kananian ...  Bosse 6 episodes, 2016
Iggy Malmborg Iggy Malmborg ...  Lennie 6 episodes, 2016
Leonard Samuelsson Heinemann Leonard Samuelsson Heinemann ...  Acke 6 episodes, 2016
Dar Salim ...  Abbas 5 episodes, 2016
Mattias Silvell Mattias Silvell ...  Arvo Pärt 5 episodes, 2016
Josefin Iziamo Josefin Iziamo ...  Muriel 5 episodes, 2016
Angela Kovacs Angela Kovacs ...  Eva Carlsén 5 episodes, 2016
Björn Andrésen Björn Andrésen ...  Benseman 5 episodes, 2016
Malena Engström Malena Engström ...  Ovette 5 episodes, 2016
Jessica Zandén Jessica Zandén ...  Maria Rönning 5 episodes, 2016
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Springfloden alternates between the time lines of 1987 and 2011. The latter follows Police Academy Cadet Olivia Rönning and her work for a class assignment: She is tasked with unraveling the mystery of a cold case from 1987, one in which three people sadistically murdered a young woman on a Koster Islands beach - a killing that a young boy inadvertently witnessed. At that time, national homicide investigator Tom Stilton was unable to solve the case, since he couldn't ascertain the victim's identity, locate the murderers, or establish a motive for the killing. And so it was shelved. Fifteen years later, he took a new approach to the case, but a bruising divorce left Stilton in a fragile mental state that deteriorated even further. As Rönning digs through case files, she sorts out as much as she can, but there are still many questions left unanswered. What would really help her is getting input from the now-former detective, the homeless Stilton. Written by ahmetkozan

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Sweden | Germany | Belgium

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Swedish

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6 March 2016 (Sweden) See more »

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Spring Tide See more »

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(10 episodes) | (total run time)

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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

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16:9 HD
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Too much flood and then not.
1 August 2016 | by Per JohnsenSee all my reviews

"Springfloden" could have been close to a masterpiece, and up there among the best series productions in Swedish television crime. And Swedish crime is famous for making high quality. There are a few reasons for the series to fall through and ending up below average in the standards. First of all it's way too long, and may have been perfect with six, perhaps seven episodes. Early on I started to ask myself the reason for the big focus on the side stories added to the main story. If they intentional had more to do with the total picture, it could have been genius, but after a while it more and more seemed that they were put in at only to confuse or even work as a fill in the pie, perhaps to make the story longer. Dramaturgical there is no good reason for the makers to do it like this, other than to make it harder to figure out who the killer is. The actual killer enters the story early on, after putting the blame on somebody else, a little sympathetic character, who just was in the same area as where the murder took place. After this, the murderer totally disappears form the story, only to suddenly reenter in the last episode. In between this we are dragged along in a something becoming a confusing farce, where the side stories just end up getting boring, because they take too much focus and lack intention. The other main reason for it to be below average is that the acting is highly variable. There are some brilliant actors present but it seems like the director and even the best of them have had some days worse than others. Perhaps this also is a result of the production lasting too long, as the series itself, and that it also is a result of the writers doing a sloppy job with the dialogue. The ending and solution to all this also turns out to be too weak in one sense, too much in another. The rest - lightning, sound, music, makeup, a.s.o. is very good. So, too bad with all the unnecessary fillers, or it could have been another top production.


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