[Danish-Drama] The Killing
(Forbrydelsen) Season 1 (2007)
Title: The Killing (Forbrydelsen) Season 1 AKA: Forbrydelsen Season 1 Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller Episodes: 20 Broadcast Network: DR Broadcast period: 2007-Jan to 2007-Nov Air time (KST): Sunday
Detective Inspector Sarah Lund is looking forward to her last day with the Copenhagen Police department. She is
supposed to move to Sweden with her fiancé and transfer to the Swedish Police, but everything changes when a
19-year-old woman, Nanna Birk Larsen, is found raped and brutally murdered. Along with Detective Inspector Jan
Meyer, Sarah is forced to head the investigation, as it soon becomes clear that she and Meyer are chasing a very
intelligent and dangerous murderer.
Local politician Troels Hartmann is in the middle of a hard election campaign to become the new mayor of Copenhagen
when suddenly, evidence links him to the murderer. But is he really the murderer? At the same time, the girl's
family and friends struggle to cope with their loss.
Over a span of twenty days, suspect upon suspect is sought out as violence and political pressures cast their
shadows over the hunt for the killer.
Detective Inspector Sarah Lund: Sofie Gråbøl
Detective Inspector Jan Meyer: Søren Malling
Mayoral candidate Troels Hartmann: Lars Mikkelsen
Nanna's father, Theis Birk Larsen: Bjarne Henriksen
Nanna's mother, Pernille Birk Larsen: Ann Eleonora Jørgensen
Hartman's political advisor and lover Rie Skovgaard: Marie Askehave
Hartman's campaign manager Morten Weber: Michael Moritzen
Theis Birk Larsen's long-time employee Vagn Skærbæk: Nicolaj Kopernikus
Incumbent mayor Poul Bremer: Bent Mejding
Rama, Nanna's teacher: Farshad Kholghi
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