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During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths.
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Series cast summary:
Melinda Kinnaman ...  Inger Johanne Vik 16 episodes, 2015-2017
Henrik Norlén ...  Ingvar Nyman 16 episodes, 2015-2017
Esmeralda Struwe ...  Stina Vik 13 episodes, 2015-2017
Simon J. Berger ...  Isak Aronson 12 episodes, 2015-2017
Annika Hallin ...  Hedvig Nyström 12 episodes, 2015-2017
Gerhard Hoberstorfer ...  Bo Sundberg / ... 12 episodes, 2015-2017
Lily Wahlsteen Lily Wahlsteen ...  Linnea Vik 9 episodes, 2015-2017
Greg Wise ...  Warren Schifford 8 episodes, 2017
Marek Oravec ...  Richard Forrester 8 episodes, 2015
Samuel Fröler ...  Torbjörn Skoglund 8 episodes, 2017
Anja Lundqvist Anja Lundqvist ...  Jessica Östlund 8 episodes, 2017
Kim Cattrall ...  Helen Tyler 8 episodes, 2017
Paprika Steen ...  Alva Roos 8 episodes, 2017
Johan Rabaeus ...  Harald Bohman 8 episodes, 2017
Magnus Roosmann ...  Marcus Ståhl 8 episodes, 2015
Peter Jöback ...  Rolf Ljungberg 8 episodes, 2015
Johan Widerberg ...  Lukas Lindgren 8 episodes, 2015
Billy Campbell ...  Dale Tyler 8 episodes, 2017
Krister Henriksson ...  Erik Lindgren 8 episodes, 2015
Liv Mjönes ...  Patricia Green 8 episodes, 2015
Lo Kauppi Lo Kauppi ...  Linda Clason 8 episodes, 2017
Nina Zanjani Nina Zanjani ...  Philippa 8 episodes, 2017
Cecilia Nilsson Cecilia Nilsson ...  Elisabeth Lindgren 8 episodes, 2015
Christopher Wollter Christopher Wollter ...  Tobias Magnusson 8 episodes, 2017
Sigge Eklund ...  Gustav 8 episodes, 2017
Jonas Malmsjö Jonas Malmsjö ...  Oscar Ek 8 episodes, 2017
Emilia Poma ...  Zoe Tyler 7 episodes, 2017


During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths, through which she meets detective Ingvar Nyman of "Rikskrim", a Swedish national police force. Nyman is dispatched to Uppsala to investigate the shocking Christmas Eve murder of bishop Elisabeth Lindgren. In Stockholm, the bodies keep turning up - though the causes of death vary. But before long, Inger Johanne starts noticing a pattern. MODUS is a thrilling story that raises questions about religion, human rights, and the very nature of love itself. It goes beyond conventional crime and peppers the story with red-hot political issues and criticizing intolerance. Written by Miso Film

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Release Date:

23 September 2015 (Sweden) See more »

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Anne Holt: Der Mörder in uns See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1)



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16:9 HD
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Anne Holt, author of "Pengemannen" from which season 1 is adapted from, is a former Norwegian justice minister. See more »

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Scandi-d out!
1 January 2017 | by paul2001sw-1See all my reviews

'The Killing' established a certain template for Scandinavian crime drama: dark, moody, intense, understated, and with a tough, and not conventionally feminine, leading female protagonist. The recipe was followed pretty much exactly in 'The Bridge'; and many of the same elements are also present in 'Modus'. But for my money, 'The Killing' was great because of brilliant acting (and occasionally writing), rather than because it unlocked inherently magic elements, and for me, 'Modus' falls a bit flat. It's one thing to tell a complex multi-part story of a criminal investigation, one which impacts upon the private lives of its characters; but it's another to make this into a cohesive story, one which makes intrinsic sense and makes the viewer care beyond the latest twist. And to my mind, any plot based upon the idea of the serial killer with the premeditated plan is at a disadvantage even before it starts. 'Modus' isn't awfully done, and maybe I'm just a bit Scandi'd out, but it certainly lacks the freshness that the first season of 'The Killing' such a success.

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