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Borderliner 

Grenseland (original title)
To protect his family, police detective Nikolai covers up a murder case. But when his co-investigator Anniken suspects foul play, he is trapped in a dangerous game on duty, blurring the line between right and wrong.

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Megan Gallagher
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Series cast summary:
Tobias Santelmann ...  Nikolai 8 episodes, 2017
Ellen Dorrit Petersen ...  Anniken 8 episodes, 2017
Benjamin Helstad ...  Lars 8 episodes, 2017
Eivind Sander ...  Josef 8 episodes, 2017
Bjørn Skagestad Bjørn Skagestad ...  Hans Olav 8 episodes, 2017
Thelma Farnes Ottersen Thelma Farnes Ottersen ...  Milla 8 episodes, 2017
Todd Bishop Monrad Vistven Todd Bishop Monrad Vistven ...  Erik 8 episodes, 2017
Frode Winther Frode Winther ...  Bengt 7 episodes, 2017
Morten Svartveit ...  Kristoffer 7 episodes, 2017
Ellen Birgitte Winther Ellen Birgitte Winther ...  Marta 7 episodes, 2017
Ana Gil de Melo Nascimento Ana Gil de Melo Nascimento ...  Eva 7 episodes, 2017
Gine Cornelia Pedersen Gine Cornelia Pedersen ...  Pia 6 episodes, 2017
Marina Popovic Marina Popovic ...  Janne 6 episodes, 2017
Even Pedersen Even Pedersen ...  Mikkel 6 episodes, 2017
Ole Christoffer Ertvaag ...  Ove 5 episodes, 2017
Kim-Henning Nilsen Kim-Henning Nilsen ...  Tommy 5 episodes, 2017
Sten-Erik Johannesen Sten-Erik Johannesen ...  Robert 5 episodes, 2017
Vegar Hoel ...  Berg 4 episodes, 2017
Magne Skjævesland Magne Skjævesland ...  Tor 4 episodes, 2017
Stig Henrik Hoff ...  Lindberg 4 episodes, 2017
Mahmut Suvakci Mahmut Suvakci ...  Carl 4 episodes, 2017
Thali Liberman Thali Liberman ...  Kaja 4 episodes, 2017
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To protect his family, police detective Nikolai covers up a murder case. But when his co-investigator Anniken suspects foul play, he is trapped in a dangerous game on duty, blurring the line between right and wrong.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Borderliner was first aired on November 2, 2017 in Norway on TV 2 and was released to Netflix on March 6, 2018. See more »

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I really hope there will be a season 2

If they stick to that ending and not shoot a second season I will get massively angry.

Nordic crime dramas are always complex, dark, sophisticated and they drag you into their slow-pacing and excruciating world, where you think there will be no salvation (hint: normally, there's no salvation...)

BUT, Borderliner really can't end with season one. There too many questions to answer, too many characters to explore.

Overall, I was hooked by the way the plot was unfolded throughout the episodes, the impeccable acting from the entire cast and the magical norwegian scenery.

It would have been an 8 or even 9, if the ending did not leave me wondering if there was an episode 9 and netflix has missed it.

On a side note, it was the first series I've seen where a gay character is the protagonist, and is NOT defined by his sexuality. Good job!


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