When Sofia Karppi discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, she triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life again.
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Pihla Viitala ...  Sofia Karppi 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Lauri Tilkanen ...  Sakari Nurmi 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Mimosa Willamo ...  Henna Honkasuo 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Noa Tola Noa Tola ...  Emil Karppi / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Vera Kiiskinen Vera Kiiskinen ...  Raisa Peltola / ... 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Ville Myllyrinne Ville Myllyrinne ...  JP 17 episodes, 2018-2020
Raimo Grönberg Raimo Grönberg ...  Tapio Koskimäki 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Rami Peltonen ...  Poliisi / ... 6 episodes, 2018-2020
Jani Volanen ...  Usko Bergdahl 12 episodes, 2018
Tommi Korpela ...  Alex Hoikkala 12 episodes, 2018
Pirjo Lonka Pirjo Lonka ...  Julia Hoikkala 12 episodes, 2018
Riku Nieminen Riku Nieminen ...  Roope Hoikkala 12 episodes, 2018
Pamela Tola ...  Anna Bergdahl 12 episodes, 2018
Jonna Järnefelt Jonna Järnefelt ...  Linda Hoikkala 12 episodes, 2018
Mikko Nousiainen ...  Jarkko Vaahtera 12 episodes, 2018
Marjaana Maijala ...  Maria Litma 12 episodes, 2018
Tobias Zilliacus ...  Ossi Rannikko 12 episodes, 2018
August Wittgenstein ...  Andreas Wolf 12 episodes, 2018
Eedit Patrakka Eedit Patrakka ...  Armi Bergdahl 12 episodes, 2018
Elsa Brotherus Elsa Brotherus ...  Isla Bergdahl 12 episodes, 2018
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When Sofia Karppi, a detective in her 30's who is trying to get over her husband's death, discovers the body of a young woman on a construction site, she triggers a chain of events that threatens to destroy her life again. Deadwind is a highly thrilling series from Finland mixing crime investigation and personal drama.

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Deadwind premiered in Finland in March 2018 on Yle TV2 and in August 2018 on Netflix. See more »

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Featured in Rikoksen musta pohjoinen (2018) See more »

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Season 2 overshadows season 1
24 April 2020 | by bohemiantomorrowSee all my reviews

The things that work well throughout the series are the filmography and the acting. The lead actor and actress have good chemistry and give nuanced performances. The filmography is beautiful and really showcases the bleak beauty of the Finnish landscape.

Season 1 was okay, I would rate it a 7½. The downfall of season 1 is definitely the lengthy subplots. They should have trimmed it down considerably and focused more on the lead characters and the lead storyline. The 12 episodes could have been condensed into 8-10 episodes. But that said, though it is a downfall, the season carries out satisfyingly enough, it just needed a couple episodes to properly pull me in. If you are expecting this to be like Broen or Karppi to be like Saga, this is not the show for you. And I say that as someone who doesn't think Broen is perfect either, it has its own pitfalls. This is its own series and feels more procedural with enhanced filmography. But if you come into it without Broen-like expectations or an Excel file ready to compile possible plot holes (I can't even remember if there were considerable ones, but I'm pretty good about watching something to my enjoyment and ignoring things so take that into account), I'm sure you will find enjoyment in it as I did. Saga Noren and Sofia Karppi are completely different characters though they may look a bit alike. But a lot of Nordic women have blonde, curly hair, so it's not that unusual.

Season 2 really evolved with how the plot was constructed. There's 8 episodes in total and it's completely sufficient to cover the storyline. There are still subplots that are given due focus, but this time they held a lot more interest to me and they connected to the main plot. I did figure out who did it, but I don't count that as a bad thing as I often do with these series. Overall it was a pleasing viewing experience, I would rate Season 2 8½.

So, rating the series 8/10.

As a sidenote, reading through these comments some people seem properly upset about a boy having long, curly hair. It may come as a shock to some, but in Finland boys are allowed to grow out their hair as long as they want, if they wish. Similarly, girls can have hair that's not gender normative. Also, who cares, I think Karppi's son's hair length has very little to do with the story.


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