Börjlind Had To Fight To Include Beck’s Neighbour

Cilla Börjlind, who co-wrote the Beck films with Rolf Börjlind between 2000 and 2010, says that Martin Beck's neighbour Valdemar (Ingvar Hirdwall) was inspired by a real neighbour in the 90s, but the idea was not appreciated by all. Cilla told Expressen: "There was a neighbour we were inspired by, but the neighbour (in the films) is completely Roffe's creation... Roffe is very good at writing those kinds of people. There was a sense that if Beck had a sort of

Spring Tide Begins Filming Season Two In Marseilles

Season two of Spring Tide (Springfloden), written by Cilla and Rolf Börjlind (Beck), has begun filming in Marseilles, with Julia Ragnarsson and Kjell Bergqvist reprising their roles as Olivia Rönning and Tom Stilton. Rönning and Stilton cross paths once more when the murder of a circus performer in Marseilles is believed to be linked to the suicide of a customs official. Their investigation leads them into the cynical world of risk capital where serious money is being milked from the Swedish

Buried Alive Should Have Been Beck’s Grand Finale

The last Beck film to be written by Cilla and Rolf Börjlind was Buried Alive (Levande begravd) in 2010, and was originally intended to be an end to the series, but the success of the franchise ensured that it continued. Cilla Börjlind told Expressen: "It had been a long journey, a lot of innings. So we said that we would not write any more... It had been great fun but it felt pretty good to finish it." "(Buried Alive) should have been

Spring Tide Beats The Bridge In Ratings Smackdown

The premiere of Spring Tide (Springfloden) on Sunday attracted 1,528,000 viewers to SVT for a 36.8%, share of the available audience. These numbers even outshine season 3 of The Bridge which opened with 1,489,000 viewers last autumn. Spring Tide is a ten part thriller by Rolf and Cilla Börjlind’s (Beck, Arne Dahl) adapted from their own best selling book. A homeless former detective (Kjell Bergqvist) and an aspiring police officer (Julia Ragnarsson) join forces to solve a cold case in which

Spring Tide And The Most Forbidden To Air In March

SVT has announced that its latest dramas Spring Tide and The Most Forbidden will air on Sunday March 6th and Friday March 25th respectively. Both series receive their world premiere today at the Goteborg Film Festival as part of the Nordic Lights strand which puts the spotlight on Nordic television. Springtide | Springfloden Spring Tide is a ten part thriller by Rolf and Cilla Börjlind’s (Beck, Arne Dahl) adapted from their own best selling book. A homeless former detective (Kjell Bergqvist)