When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
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 Saga (31 episodes, 2011-2018)
Rafael Pettersson ...
 John (30 episodes, 2011-2015)
Dag Malmberg ...
 Hans (28 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Lillian (25 episodes, 2011-2018)
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 Martin (20 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Mette (19 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Jens / ... (15 episodes, 2011-2013)
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 Rasmus (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
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Season 2 begins 13 months after the events of the first season. A coastal tanker leaves the Öresund waterway and is headed straight for the Øresund Bridge. When the Coast Guard board the ship they discover there is no crew, and three Swedish and two Danish youths are chained below deck. Saga Norén, County Police, Malmö, is put in charge of the case and contacts Martin Rohde, who is still haunted by the death of his son. Soon it turns out the chained youths were just the beginning... Someone wants to direct our attention to the changing climate and the use of our planet's resources, and will stop at nothing to do it. It all turns into a race against the clock to prevent a disaster where many lives are at stake... Written by Nimbus Film

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SEK 100,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Episode 1, Season 1: During the scene where the character of the journalist Daniel is introduced, a colleague tells him he downloaded "Elephants in the Desert" in an attempt to befriend Daniel. Elephants in the Desert is not a song, nor is it an album or band. It is a reference to a secretly planned and unannounced gig performed by Radiohead in a small Swedish venue. Radiohead billed themselves as "Elephants in the Desert" for the show. See more »

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Referenced in Natholdet - med Anders Breinholt: Ellen Hillingsø (2011) See more »

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Hollow Talk
Written by Jannis Noya Makrigiannis, Anders Rhedin and Fridolin T.S. Nordsø
Performed by Choir of Young Believers
Sony/ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia
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Hollywood can bite the dust
9 February 2012 | by (Eindhoven, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

No special effects. No 'nice weather' filter/overlay. Not a new case every episode. Instead, a well written, well balanced story. Realistic, suspending and occasionally funny.

The main characters are very well written and well played in my opinion. So much better than the Hollywood variants! Both the story and characters are believable and not overacted, like the many, many Hollywood variants.

Also a very important aspect is the overall story line. Too many police/detective shows have a 1 or 2 case per episode methodology and hardly a background story. That gets old fast. Bron/Broen does this well: one (big) case (so far) with many other related things happening for following episodes.

Have seen only 2.5 episodes so far, but had to mention this. Excellent!


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