The Lawyer | Advokaten – Season 1

NEWS | SEASON 1 1. Criminal lawyer Frank Nordling tries not to think about his childhood trauma when he and his sister Sara witnessed the murder of their parents. However, Sara, who is now a police officer, discovers some evidence that leads her into Copenhagen's underworld. 2. Frank gets a case at the law firm representing Thomas Waldman. He is given a week to win and for the first time is forced to play the game in order to get closer to the truth

The Guilty Sells Worldwide Ahead Of Danish Premiere

Gustav Möller's debut feature The Guilty (Den skyldige), a psychological thriller set in real time at an emergency call centre, has been sold to 90 countries ahead of its Danish premiere on 14th June. When police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy shift as an emergency dispatcher. But that all changes when he answers a distressed call from a kidnapped woman who abruptly disconnects. Asger, confined to the police station, is forced to use

Nordic Noir Goes Kiwi In Straight Forward Caper

Nordic noir meets off-beat antipodean humour in Viaplay's new eight-part drama Straight Forward, set in Copenhagen and New Zealand, about a Danish woman’s attempts to leave her criminal past behind her by moving to a small New Zealand town. Silvia Petersen (Cecilie Stenspil) is a fraudster with a conscience - she only cheats those who deserve it. But when she gets mixed up with one of Denmark's most notorious criminals things get dangerous. Silvia will have to leave her mother and

Viaplay Finds Cold Courage From Pekka Hiltunen

MTG Studios has announced that eight-part international crime drama Cold Courage, adapted by David Joss Buckley (Hinterland) from the best-selling novel by Pekka Hiltunen, will premiere on streaming service Viaplay in 2019. Directed by Agneta Fagerström-Olsson (Wallander), Cold Courage follows two young Finnish women in London who are drawn inexorably together by the Studio – a clandestine group dedicated to bringing justice to those beyond the law. However, as the Studio's fight intensifies against exploitation, violence and corporate greed, can its

Bullets Wins Hearts Of Drama Buyers At Cannes

Variety reports that Finnish thriller Bullets, written by Pesonen Matti Laine (Bordertown) and Kirsi Vikman (Mother of Mine), was presented with the inaugural MIPDrama Buyers’ Summit Coup de Coeur Award on Sunday in Cannes. The MIPDrama Buyers’ Summit focuses on new trends and upcoming series in production, and provides buyers with a first look at six new high-end dramas, selected for their writing and production values, originality and worldwide appeal. Bullets follows two strong women. Mari Saari (Krista Kosonen) is a cop