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Martin Beck
 (Sjöwall & Wahlöö)
2 Series Starring:
Gösta Ekman
Peter Haber

Henning Mankell

Kurt Wallander
3 Series Starring
Rolf Lassgård
Krister Henriksson
Kenneth Branagh

Kennedy's Brain

The Fjällbacka Murders
NEW! (Camilla Läckberg)
Enemy's Enemy
 (Jan Guillous)
Crimes of Passion 
 (Maria Lang)
Inspector and the Sea
 (Mari Jungstedt)
Annika Bengtzon
 (Liza Marklund)
Johan Falk
(Crime Thriller)
Arne Dahl Films
Irene Huss
 (Helene Tursten)
Van Veeteren
 (Håkan Nesser)
Bron - The Bridge
Sebastian Bergman
 (Rolf Lassgård)
Jägarna 1 & 2
 (Rolf Lassgård)
Innocently Convicted
 (Oskyldigt dömd)
The Millennium Trilogy
 (Stieg Larrson)
Maria Wern
 (Anna Jansson)
Anno 1790

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




Set in Gothenburg, Sweden

Based on the novels by Helene Tursten

The six movies for each season are produced by Illusion Film and Yellow Bird Films (the company that made the Stieg Larsson movies in Sweden). The movies were extremely well received in Sweden.

Actor: Angela Kovacs as Irene Huss

See Episode Descriptions Below

Season One    Season Two

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Episode Descriptions - Season One

Episode 1  The Torso (Tatuerad torso)

A part of a dismembered corpse is washed up on a rocky shore on the outskirts of Gothenburg. The only worthwhile lead Detective Inspector Irene Huss has to go on is a striking tattoo on the torso. Her investigations lead her to Copenhagen, where she is plunged into a manhunt for a depraved and vicious killer. A killer she knows will soon strike again, and who is becoming far too interested in her family...

Episode 2  The Horse Figurine (Guldkalven)

A man jumps from a balcony and dies. His terrified wife witnesses the event in a nearby taxi cab.

Once DI Irene Huss arrives on the scene, it soon turns out that what appeared to be a tragic suicide is actually a brutal murder, and the victim is one of Gothenburg's wealthiest men.

When it becomes clear that a biker gang is involved, the investigation gets even more complicated and Irene finds herself tracking down a shrewd and dangerous murderer among ex-millionaires, motorcycle gangs, drug-dealers and blackmailers. Suddenly, the lives of Irene, her family and her colleagues are in danger. At the same time, she has to deal with everyday life and a teenage daughter who has decided to join a gang of skinheads with neo-Nazi tendencies.

Episode 3  The Fire Dance (Elddansen)

Gothenburg is struck by a series of fires. Irene Huss starts investigating an arson case that may be connected to an event that occurred fifteen years ago, a tragic unsolved case that challenged Irene when she first came to the Violent Crimes Unit. The population is unnerved by the thought of an arsonist on the loose, and the pressure on Irene and the rest of her team is immense.

In the midst of everything else, a woman has been stabbed to death. The victim, a reclusive old lady, seems to have little in common with the fires that ravage the mainland. But as Irene digs deeper into the case, she reveals secrets from the past.

Episode 4  The Night Round (Nattrond)

A blackout leaves the distinguished halls of the Löwanderska Hospital in complete darkness. Doctor Sverker Löwander hears the alarm when one of the ventilators go off, and rushes to the intensive care unit only to find the nurse in charge dead in the stairwell and the other disappeared without a trace.

When DI Irene Huss arri

ves, the only witness claims to have seen Nurse Tekla doing her rounds. There's only one slight problem: Nurse Tekla committed suicide at the hospital sixty years ago.

Irene is challenged by an intriguing case and dramatic relations, all spiced up with wandering ghosts from the past.

Episode 5  The Glass Devil (Glasdjävulen)

In a small village near Gothenburg, three members of the Schyttelius family are brutally murdered in their respective homes, and the victims blood is used to draw upside-down pentagrams on the walls. The investigators soon learn that the upside-down pentagrams symbolize the face of Satan.

Irene Huss finds out that Sten Shyttelius, a minister, and his family, have been trying to investigate a local Satanist movement in their parish. Irene pursues the lead, but is the answer really a satanic cult? And do only the good go to church?

Episode 6  The Gold Digger (Den Krossade tanghästen)

An online poker company promises fame and fortune. When the bubble bursts, it´s not only the dream of big money that bites the dust: three separate men are all brutally executed in one of Gothenburg's most fashionable areas.

But that's also all they appear to have in common. The complex investigation of the three dead men immerses DI Irene Huss and her colleagues into a world of expensive cars, fancy homes and impressive castles in the air.
Meanwhile, the normally so peaceful atmosphere of the Huss family is disturbed by marital tension as Irene suspects her husband Krister of a having an affair with a younger woman.

Episode Descriptions - Season Two

Episode 1  The Hidden Watcher (Den som vakar i mörkret)

Two boy scouts find a woman's body buried in a desolate field. Irene Huss and her team discover more graves, each with a woman's body along with what appears to be a personal item. Clearly, a serial killer is on the loose; the only apparent link between the victims is that they were all middle-aged women. 2011.

Episode 2  The Treacherous Net (Det Lomska Natet)

A bike messenger sees a girl brutally attacked and dragged into a van. She alerts the police immediately, but unfortunately, they get to the girl too late. Detective Inspector Irene Huss and her team start looking for the killer, but have very few clues to go on. 2011.

Episode 3  The Man with the Small Face (En man med litet ansikte)

An elderly man crossing the street gets hit by a stolen car. The car turns up later in an industrial area, a charred cinder. At the site, the police also find the body of a severely injured young girl. Irene Huss and her team begin a search for the car thieves and for any links that might exist between the unidentified girl and the hit-and-run victim, a retired police officer. 2011.

Episode 4  Ring of Silence (Tystnadens Cirkel)

A young man is found dead, dumped in a container. The body is naked, bloody and battered. The autopsy indicates sexual abuse and torture. Irene Huss and her colleagues discover links to a nightclub that Irene's daughter Jenny and her friends visit, unaware of the danger. 2011.

Episode 5  Protected by Shadows (I Skydd av Skuggorna)

A car floats in the waters of a port, in the driver’s seat of which sits a corpse with a gunshot wound to the head. Irene’s investigation leads her and her team to a motorcycle gang, whose reach appears to go deep into the justice system. After a car bombing attempt, Irene’s ready to take matters into her own hands. 2011.

Episode 6  The Hunted Witness (Jagat Vittne)

A beautiful young woman is found dead in the river. On her finger she wears a diamond wedding ring belonging to someone else. Irene Huss and her colleagues investigate and find that the cause of death was not drowning, but a head injury. The woman has not been reported missing, one can identify her and no one seems to know anything. 2011.