Former criminal Rickard has vanished. Fleeing Sweden and the old friends he has testified against, he abandons his name, his life, and his family to start over in Thailand. Ten years later ... See full summary »
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.
The brutal murder of a French citizen sees French homicide investigator Kahina Zadi (Leïla Bekhti) go to Kiruna, Sweden. Together with Rutger Burlin (Peter Stormare) she begins an investigation that soon takes on staggering proportions.
Dicte is a dedicated reporter and refuses to give up before she has her story. Her stubbornes gives her problems immediately with the policeman John Wagner, and they often get into clashes with each other.
Helena Bergström plays the police commissioner Maja Silver traveling back to her old hometown in the Swedish Bible belt to see her daughter Rebecca (Molly Nutley) when a terrible discovery suddenly paralyzes the small community.
I enjoyed the series overall, but was often distracted by gratuitous and irrelevant directorial shenanigans - such as the playing of English-language country songs loudly (for what purpose I'm not sure) and flashing sequences of past events at inappropriate and distracting times. It's a shame because the story line could have been presented much better.
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