The Killing (2007)

TV-MA CrimeMysteryDrama 1h

Overview

The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode covering twenty-four hours of the investigation. The series is noted for its plot twists, season-long storylines, dark tone and for giving equal emphasis to the story of the murdered victim's family alongside the police investigation. It has also been singled out for the photography of its Danish setting, and for the acting ability of its cast.

  1. Søren Sveistrup

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Sofie Gråbøl

    Sofie Gråbøl

    Sarah Lund

    40 Episodes

  2. Morten Suurballe

    Lennart Brix

    40 Episodes

  3. Søren Malling

    Søren Malling

    Jan Meyer

    20 Episodes

  4. Lars Mikkelsen

    Lars Mikkelsen

    Troels Hartmann

    20 Episodes

  5. Marie Askehave

    Rie Skovgaard

    20 Episodes

  6. Bjarne Henriksen

    Bjarne Henriksen

    Theis Birk Larsen

    20 Episodes

  7. Ann Eleonora Jørgensen

    Pernille Birk Larsen

    20 Episodes

  8. Michael Moritzen

    Morten Weber

    20 Episodes

  9. Nicolaj Kopernikus

    Nicolaj Kopernikus

    Vagn Skærbæk

    20 Episodes

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Last Season

The Killing

Season 3

2012 | 10 Episodes

This final series of Forbrydelsen explores the global financial crisis as the ostensibly random murder of a sailor leads Sarah Lund through the financial community. Lund has ambitions for promotion and a new lifestyle, but at the same time is struggling to maintain a relationship with her son Mark. Through the investigation she finds herself thrown together with a former lover, Mathias Borch, who now works for Special Branch.

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Facts

Original Name Forbrydelsen

Status Ended

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Type Scripted

Original Language Danish

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