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Stella Blómkvist 

Stella Blómkvist is a young, cute, libertine, tough, confident, intelligent, Icelandic lawyer with a flexible moral compass. A friend at the police calls her when there's a criminal in need of a lawyer.
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Series cast summary:
Heida Reed ...  Stella 6 episodes, 2017
Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir ...  Dagbjört 6 episodes, 2017
Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir ...  Gunna 6 episodes, 2017
Þorsteinn Guðmundsson Þorsteinn Guðmundsson ...  Raggi 6 episodes, 2017
Kristín Lea Kristín Lea ...  Halla 6 episodes, 2017
Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson ...  Sverrir 5 episodes, 2017
Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson ...  Valdi 5 episodes, 2017
Hannes Óli Ágústsson ...  Haukur 4 episodes, 2017
Bjarni Snæbjörnsson ...  Alexander 4 episodes, 2017
David Yu ...  Guo Dai 3 episodes, 2017
Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir ...  Lovisa / ... 2 episodes, 2017
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Hilmar Guðjónsson ...  Steini 2 episodes, 2017
Pétur Eggerz Pétur Eggerz ...  Óli 2 episodes, 2017
Daniel Hans Erlendsson Daniel Hans Erlendsson ...  Breki 2 episodes, 2017
Eyþór Jóvinsson Eyþór Jóvinsson ...  Detective 2 episodes, 2017
Mani Magnusson ...  Mikki 2 episodes, 2017
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Heida Reed (Poldark) stars as Stella Blómkvist, a sexy, hard-nosed and quick-witted lawyer with a dark past, fluid sexuality and a taste for whiskey and easy money. Her cases always lead to danger and her latest will plunge her into a violent political conspiracy.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Iceland

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Icelandic

Release Date:

24 November 2017 (Iceland) See more »

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Saga Film, Síminn, Viaplay See more »
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Nordic, Not Noir
19 March 2019 | by socrates17See all my reviews

I can't believe that I rated this so highly, but I wound up loving it. Despite being extremely cynical, it's too over-the-top and too post-modern to be noir. Stella, the protagonist, is a piece of work. One has to look very closely and snatch at a few brief moments to find any redeeming qualities in her at all. The police, politicians and financial elite aren't any better. Occasionally, I'll read a review off something complaining that there were no likeable or admirable characters. If you have that issue, this is NOT a show for you! Stella is likeable, but only in a very nasty way, as she wreaks havoc among her friend (singular) and acquaintances. She frequently breaks the fourth wall and talks to the audience, with scenes inserted that display what she's talking about. Sometimes characters in those scenes look straight at the audience and smile. The show has a very dark sense of humor, and if people get what they deserve, it's by accident. It's very stylishly filmed. It's a hoot. imdb seems to think that a 2nd season is in the works, but gives no details. I really hope that's the case. Streams on Sundance Now in the US, which is how I bumbled into it.


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