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When Frank Nordling learns the truth about his parents' death, his world unravels. As he finds out, they were murdered by one of the leaders in Copenhagen's criminal underworld, Thomas Waldman, who happens to be his firm's biggest client.

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Mikael Newihl
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2020   2018  
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Series cast summary:
Alexander Karim ...  Frank Nordling 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Malin Buska ...  Sara Khalil 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Thomas Bo Larsen ...  Thomas Waldman 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Nicolaj Kopernikus ...  Svend-Erik Wisén 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Johannes Lassen ...  Markos / ... 17 episodes, 2018-2020
Sara Hjort Ditlevsen ...  Therese Waldman 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Liv Mjönes ...  Patricia / ... 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Henning Valin Jakobsen ...  Bogdan Nikolitch / ... 15 episodes, 2018-2020
Shebly Niavarani ...  Said Khalil / ... 14 episodes, 2018-2020
Susanne Storm Susanne Storm ...  Iben 13 episodes, 2018-2020
Sonja Lapidus Martines-Conde Sonja Lapidus Martines-Conde ...  Young Sara / ... 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Matteus Törnros Matteus Törnros ...  Liam Khalil / ... 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Ellen Hillingsø ...  Magdalena Dahlerup 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Peder Bille ...  Ebbe Holst 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Myles Williams Myles Williams ...  Young Frank 8 episodes, 2020
Marie Askehave ...  Boel Grønvold 8 episodes, 2020
Emil Camara Emil Camara ...  Laura 8 episodes, 2020
Molly Blixt Egelind ...  Nora Jepsen 8 episodes, 2020
Mayela Farías ...  Nelida 8 episodes, 2020
Arne Anton Faxhøj Arne Anton Faxhøj ...  OLE (Old Ex-police) 8 episodes, 2020
Thomas W. Gabrielsson ...  Kristian Lange 8 episodes, 2020
Vibeke Hastrup ...  Judge Arvidsen 8 episodes, 2020
Pelle Emil Hebsgaard ...  Rasmus 8 episodes, 2020
Mogens Holm ...  Rex Bagger 8 episodes, 2020
Morten Holst ...  Sixten Larsen 8 episodes, 2020
Stine Holm Joensen Stine Holm Joensen ...  Leila 8 episodes, 2020
Nande Kalenga Nande Kalenga ...  Laura 8 episodes, 2020
Sara Klein Larsen Sara Klein Larsen ...  Bitte (Prison Guard) 8 episodes, 2020
Maria Carmen Lindegaard Maria Carmen Lindegaard ...  Siri 8 episodes, 2020
Mathias Lithner ...  Olof 8 episodes, 2020
Emil Abdalla Mamuni Emil Abdalla Mamuni ...  Laura 8 episodes, 2020
Elias Munk ...  Nils (Prison Guard) 8 episodes, 2020
Signe Mynborg Signe Mynborg ...  Miranda Hendriksen 8 episodes, 2020
Henrik Norman ...  Chairman of the Committee 8 episodes, 2020
Jan Diego Perdomo Jan Diego Perdomo ...  Laura 8 episodes, 2020
Josephine Raahauge Josephine Raahauge ...  Janca 8 episodes, 2020
Thomas Leth Rasmussen Thomas Leth Rasmussen ...  Peter 8 episodes, 2020
Kasper Ronnow ...  Oliver Rosenberg 8 episodes, 2020
Louise Ryme ...  Carola 8 episodes, 2020
Carla Philip Røder ...  Young Woman 8 episodes, 2020
Joseph Santos Joseph Santos ...  Mateo 8 episodes, 2020
Sebastian Bull Sarning ...  Milan 8 episodes, 2020
Signe Skov-Nielsen Signe Skov-Nielsen ...  Detective Karen 8 episodes, 2020
Morten Suurballe ...  Klaus Nygaard 8 episodes, 2020
Iris Thomsen ...  Gabriella 8 episodes, 2020
Danny Thykær ...  Police Officer 8 episodes, 2020
Hazel Watt Hazel Watt ...  Woman 8 episodes, 2020
Laura Kamis Wrang Laura Kamis Wrang ...  Lene 8 episodes, 2020
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Frank Nordling is a young and exceptionally promising defense lawyer. When Frank learns the truth behind his parents' death, his whole world unravels. As children, Frank and his sister Sara witnessed their parents die in an explosion caused by a car bomb. As Frank finds out, they were murdered by one of the leaders in Copenhagen's criminal underworld, Thomas Waldman. In order to avenge his parents Frank must infiltrate Waldman's organization and become his personal lawyer and trusted confidant. To avoid putting those close to him in danger, Frank has to keep up appearances and play the game. But can he handle it? Is it worth the price? And who's really tricking whom?

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From the beginning it was thought that the series would be premiere in the fall of 2017, but later announced that the premiere was postponed until the beginning of 2018. The reason was stated that another of the company's series, Alex (2017), was expected to be pre-recorded before the Advocate, and then had to change places. See more »

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disappointing
29 May 2020 | by cffarloweSee all my reviews

Love Scandinavian crime series but this one was very disappointing for the quality one has come to expect. A killer in prison, breaks out and freely drives around the Countryside without police trying to find him and continues to kill? Not realistic.


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Official Sites:

Viaplay [Sweden]

Country:

Sweden | France | Finland

Language:

Danish | Swedish

Release Date:

26 February 2018 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lawyer See more »

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Budget:

SEK73,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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SF Studios, Viaplay, TV3 See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(18 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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