A police inspector in the organised crime unit disappears after meeting with a mysterious informer.
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Series cast summary:
Marie Richardson ...  Hanna Svensson 10 episodes, 2017
Adam Pålsson ...  Christian 10 episodes, 2017
Magnus Krepper ...  Björn 10 episodes, 2017
Alexej Manvelov Alexej Manvelov ...  Davor Mimica 10 episodes, 2017
Sofia Ledarp Sofia Ledarp ...  Tina 10 episodes, 2017
Sara Jangfeldt Sara Jangfeldt ...  Fausta 10 episodes, 2017
Cedomir Djordjevic ...  Bojan 10 episodes, 2017
Richard Forsgren Richard Forsgren ...  Magnus 10 episodes, 2017
Sandra Redlaff ...  Blanka Mamica 9 episodes, 2017
Malgorzata Pieczynska ...  Dubravka Mamica 9 episodes, 2017
Sofia Rönnegård Sofia Rönnegård ...  Rakel 9 episodes, 2017
Max Lapitskij ...  Zvonomir Mimica 9 episodes, 2017
Kalled Mustonen ...  Pawel 9 episodes, 2017
Beka Kuliev Beka Kuliev ...  Jovan 9 episodes, 2017
Peshang Rad ...  Stefan Vargic 8 episodes, 2017
Ivica Zubak Ivica Zubak ...  Majmun 8 episodes, 2017
Christian Hillborg ...  Petter Hill 6 episodes, 2017
Jacob Ericksson ...  Kanehed 6 episodes, 2017
Pilantanee Junkong Pilantanee Junkong ...  Raylai 6 episodes, 2017
Irene Paquibot Irene Paquibot ...  Sunee 6 episodes, 2017
Johan Hedenberg ...  Sven Birgersson 5 episodes, 2017
Sannamari Patjas Sannamari Patjas ...  Vicky 5 episodes, 2017


Hanna, a police inspector in the financial crime unit at the Stockholm police department, gets involved in a power struggle of the underworld when her lover and co-worker Sven, an inspector in the organised crime unit, is abducted. The situation gets even more complicated when it turns out that Hanna's estranged son Christian is involved.

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Release Date:

15 January 2017 (Sweden) See more »

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(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)



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16:9 HD
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Excellent addition to Nordic Noir genre
14 October 2017 | by ruhi-yamanSee all my reviews

This is an excellent entry into the group of Nordic Noir thrillers, which have been a mixed bunch lately, to say the least. It also shows how a seemingly tired plot device can be made to look fresh and exciting when the production is put together by the right team. This is the case here. The choice of the locale is near faultless, the direction is crisp and editing is so sharp it appears as if the story would lose its flow if another frame were cut out. It wouldn't, but that is how it looks like.

What makes it really work, however, the complexity of characters and the competence of actors who embody them. Looked at closely there are no goodies and baddies, just human beings shaped by their circumstances and landed on the opposite ends of the law. Each main character surprises you with their capacity to act against your expectations and make it believable. Marie Richardson as the conflicted mother and the heroic but flawed detective and Adam Paisson as her capable, self-possessed, hard-headed son are superb and lead a cast of excellent actors. There are no small parts here and the actors seldom take a wrong step. In the case of Peshang Rad as Stefan, it is amazing to see what an actor can do with the little background given to his character. It is perhaps unfair to pick actors from what is an excellent ensemble.

Another aspect that impressed me is that the violence is never gratuitous and mostly implied, leaving one wonder how the suspense is sustained for ten episodes. If I outlined the script it would seem like a collection of police thriller clichés yet the series looks and feels original thanks to the professionals who put it together.

Highly recommended.

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