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Peter Haber

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Kurt Wallander
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Krister Henriksson
Kenneth Branagh

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 (Liza Marklund)
Johan Falk
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 (Helene Tursten)
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 (Håkan Nesser)
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Anno 1790

Political Drama
Those in Power
 (3-Part Mini Series)



ANNO 1790

Unsolved Murders. Forbidden Love. Europe in Turmoil. This is an innovative take on crime drama in which the hero is a controversial surgeon and police commissioner who uses unconventional means to solve murder cases during the Age of Enlightenment. Filmed in 2011.

This series was recently shown on MHz Networks Worldview's International Mystery program.

Commercial Availabilty of DVDs
for the Home Video Market

In Swedish with English Subtitles

In the United States, The DVD (Region 1 NTSC)
will be available from MHz Networks and Amazon

Region 1, NTSC
Episodes 1-10
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Episode Descriptions

Episode 1  Between Blood and Lilacs #101

Barber-surgeon Johan Gustav Daadh’s life takes an unexpected turn as he’s coming back from the war in Finland and seeing a patient home. He gets offered the job of district commissioner, i.e. police inspector. He’s also fallen in love with the chief constable’s wife, Magdalena. When he realizes that Magdalena believes in him, he accepts the position and takes on his former patient, Simon Freund as his assistant. He intends to use his position to make a difference in the name of justice.

Episode 2   The Perfumed Pistol #102

A shop owner is found dead with a knife in his chest. A man has been caught seemingly red-handed, but Daadh is not satisfied with what seems to be the obvious solution. He tackles the problem from a different angle and reaches a surprising conclusion. One of Daadh’ s radical friends from the old days needs his protection, but their meeting suddenly makes Daadh the focus of a vengeful woman’s rage.

Episode 3  Fickle Woman #103

When Daadh goes to interrogate the person who printed pamphlets libeling the king, he finds the man murdered, his skull crushed in his own printing press. Daadh’s investigation brings him in contact with a radical young French woman and with Marta Raxelius, who’s convinced that Daadh killed her brother and will stop at nothing to get her revenge.

Episode 4   Good Evening, Beautiful Mask! #104

A cunning burglar is wreaking havoc in Stockholm. As the panic spreads, Daadh is under pressure to apprehend the masked thief, who is known to be dangerous and violent. He’s offered help by the renowned hypnotist Cagliostori, who happens to be performing in the city. Daadh allows himself to be hynotised, unwittingly putting his own life in danger.

Episode 5  The Wages of Sin Is Death #105

A bomb explodes in one of Stockholm’s packed coffee houses. Daadh s investigation is interrupted by an order for him to put a stop to the illegal church services held by a pietistic congregation – of which Simon Freund is secretly a member. When a respected priest in the state church is found burned to death, Daadh suspects there’s a link between the two murders, and that the perpetrator could be found in unsettlingly close proximity.

Episode 6  A Toast to the Scaffold #106

One of Daadh’s old radical comrades is accused of treason and hung on the square. His body is to go to Uppsala University for dissection for the advancement of medical science. When the body disappears and two more murders take place, Daadh realizes that someone will kill indiscriminately to prevent him from uncovering a dangerous truth.

Episode 7  The Blind Hand of Fate #107

A number of children are found dead in the great piles of excrement and rubbish that line Stockholm’s shoreline. Daadh’s investigation leads him to the Great Orphanage, but there they claim to know nothing about the bodies. One of the children is chosen to carry out the drawing in the Number Lottery, a popular event where large amounts of money are in play.

Episode 8  The Die Is Cast #108

A landowner is found dead in the stables of his estate, kicked to death by his horse. After Daadh determines that the accident was actually a murder, he has no difficulty finding people who bore grudges against the victim. Any member of the victim’s family could have done it, but the evidence is scanty and the chief constable is demanding that someone be found guilty.

Episode 9  The Voices of the Dead #109

Daadh is invited up to Uppsala by his own professor, who needs his help to find out who poisoned one of his students. Daadh involves himself in the case and quickly realizes his own life is in danger. Meanwhile, subversive events take place at the home of the chief constable back in Stockholm that will affect his future.

Episode 10  A Different Kingdom #110

With friends gone and his worst enemy closing in on him, Daadh’s world has been shaken to its foundations. Through his knowledge of medicine, his courage and his ability to see patterns in seemingly unrelated events, Daadh succeeds in using the challenging circumstances to his benefit. But he is also harshly confronted by his own past and forced to bargain with those in power.