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Erik returns to the northernmost of Sweden after a lifetime with Stockholm police save The Hunters (1996) and False Trail (2011). Retirement doesn't become him so he helps his nephew Peter, a rookie at the local police.
Johan Marenius Nordahl
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Thomas Bo Larsen
Awkward thriller that has an undeservingly high opinion on itself, but also has shades of being so bad it's good
This is STHLM Requiem. It wants to be Bron. It has super-dark visuals and the crimes committed in the series are terrible. Serial killer after serial killer in little Stockholm. But at the same time, STHLM Requiem wants you to take it extremely seriously. As if serial homicide is a daily event in Stockholm.
This has to be one of the worst series I've ever seen, and I have quite low standards. Every twist comes either out of nowhere and makes no sense or is so obvious it is barely a twist. Speaking of twists, one of the worst things the show does is revealing the true killer like ten minutes before the end of the final episodes. In the second episode, the killer is revealed at the very end and the reveal comes out of the blue, and even worse the motive which has very little hints at the start. In the fourth episode it's even worse; the true villain is painfully obvious from the beginning.
If anything positive is to be said, I can say that the acting is often very good. The three leads all fit well in their roles, and the killers, despite their poor reveals, aren't bad characters and the actors do a good job. Which makes it even more depressing, as it makes you ask why they even signed up for this in the first place.
Overall, you should skip this series if you want a thriller that'll keep you at the edge of your seat. But watch it if you want to have a laughing riot. Yes, this is in some parts so bad it's good, such as when Liv Mjönes' character sees the killer and tries negotiating with him to spare his hostage, and Jonas Karlsson's character awkwardly screams "Be careful! This man is dangerous!"
This is a series that could have been good, unfortunately ruined by mediocre writing and terrible directing.
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