In Swedish with English subtitles. Based on the crime novels of Camilla Läckberg, the Fjällbacka Murders center around Erica, a successful crime novelist who's recently moved to the beautiful fishing village on Sweden's Atlantic coast. She thinks she's about to enjoy a quiet life with her husband and three children, but murders keep happening and she's got a knack for investigating.
In Swedish with English subtitles. Rough, raw, real. Welcome to the world of Arne Dahl, whose crime novels have been transposed to the screen. The series revolves around cases taken by the 'A Unit', an elite force of officers that includes a woman, an older man, a police officer on probabion, a physically imposing officer, a multi-lingual genius, and an ex-lawyer.
He's got no style or flash, but Swedish detective Martin Beck is superb at one thing: methodically catching criminals and putting them away. His tightly-wound partner, Gunvald, plays bad cop to his good one. He's also joined in these episodes by Steinar Hovland, an accomplished investigator from Oslo, Norway, whose relaxed manner belies his killer drive in the interrogation room.
Director Bent Hamer's comedy drama is based on the real-life social experiments conducted in Sweden during the 1950s. This IFC Film is a retro gaze into the hearts and minds of both researchers and their subjects.
Rolf Lassgård stars as police profiler Sebastian Bergman. Bergman is strong-headed, politically incorrect, abrasive - and grief-stricken, since he has yet to come to terms with the loss of both his wife and daughter in the 2004 Thailand tsunami. Effectively retired, he begins the slow process of putting his life back together when he gets called in to consult on a new case.