Millennium (TV miniseries)

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This article is about the Swedish TV miniseries. For the American TV series, see Millennium (TV series).
Millennium
Also known as Millenniumtriologin
Genre Thriller
Written by Rasmus Heisterberg (Part 1–2)
Nicolaj Arcel (Part 1–2)
Jonas Frykberg (Part 3–6)
Ulf Rydberg (Part 5–6)
Directed by Niels Arden Oplev (Part 1–2)
Daniel Alfredson (Part 3–6)
Starring Michael Nyqvist
Noomi Rapace
Lena Endre
Michalis Koutsogiannakis
Jacob Ericksson
Country of origin Sweden
Original language(s) Swedish
No. of episodes 6
Production
Running time 6 x 90 min
Production company(s) Yellow Bird
SVT
Nordisk Film
Film i Väst
Broadcast
Original channel SVT1
Original run 20 March 2010 – 24 April 2010

Millennium is a Swedish six-part television series based on the film adaptations of Stieg Larsson's Millennium series, that was broadcast in 2010. The series was produced by Yellow Bird in cooperation with several production companies, including SVT, Nordisk Film, Film i Väst and ZDF Enterprises. At Kristallen 2010, the series won the prize for "Årets TV-drama" ("This year's TV drama").[1]

Production[edit]

Each episode of the series is about 90 minutes long,[2] which makes the television series about 110 minutes longer than the movies, with more depth in both the stories and the characters. It was broadcast in six parts on SVT1 between 20 March 2010 and 24 April 2010.[3] Later in the summer of that year the series was released on DVD and Blu-ray, with the following additional support material and deleted scenes.

Movies that were included in the series:

# Title Directed by Written by
1 & 2 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Niels Arden Oplev Rasmus Heisterberg and Nicolaj Arcel
3 & 4 The Girl Who Played with Fire Daniel Alfredson Jonas Frykberg
5 & 6 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest Daniel Alfredson Ulf Rydberg

A box set of the miniseries was released on in the U.S. by Music Box Home Entertainment on December 6, 2011.[4]

Cast[edit]

This is a list of characters who appeared in the series.

Character Episodes
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6
Mikael Blomkvist Michael Nyqvist
Lisbeth Salander Noomi Rapace
Erika Berger Lena Endre
Dragan Armanskij Michalis Koutsogiannakis Michalis Koutsogiannakis Michalis Koutsogiannakis
Christer Malm Jacob Ericksson Jacob Ericksson
"Plague" Tomas Köhler Tomas Köhler Tomas Köhler
Malin Eriksson Sofia Ledarp
Annika Giannini Annika Hallin Annika Hallin Annika Hallin
Alexander Zalachenko Georgi Staykov
Miriam Wu Yasmine Garbi Yasmine Garbi
Ronald Niedermann Mikael Spreitz
Nils Bjurman Peter Andersson
Holger Palmgren Per Oscarsson Per Oscarsson Per Oscarsson
Henrik Vanger Sven-Bertil Taube
Cecilia Vanger Marika Lagercrantz
Martin Vanger Peter Haber
Dirch Frode Ingvar Hirdwall
Janne Dahlman David Dencik
Gustaf Morell Björn Granath
Harriet Vanger Ewa Fröling
Brännlund Fredrik Ohlsson
Harald Vanger Gösta Bredefeldt
Isabella Vanger Gunnel Lindblom
Birger Vanger Willie Andréason
Otto Falk Christian Fiedler
Birgit Falk Margareta Stone
Enrico Reuben Sallmander Reuben Sallmander
Paolo Roberto Paolo Roberto
Jan Bublanski Johan Kylén
Gunnar Björk Ralph Carlsson
Sonja Modig Tanja Lorentzon
Rikard Ekström Niklas Hjulström
Hans Faste Magnus Krepper
Niklas Eriksson Daniel Gustavsson
Jerker Holmberg Donald Högberg
Dr. Peter Teleborian Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl Anders Ahlbom Rosendahl
Evert Gullberg Hans Alfredson
Fredrik Clinton Lennart Hjulström
Torsten Edklinth Niklas Falk
Monica Figuerola Mirja Turestedt
Hallberg Jan Holmquist
Georg Nyström Rolf Degerlund
Birger Wadensjöö Jacob Nordenson
Dr. Anders Jonasson Aksel Morisse
Jonas Sandström Johan Holmberg
Judge Ylva Lööf
Sonny Nieminen Pelle Blomander
Hans-Åke Waltari Nicklas Gustavsson
Watchman Jim Wiberg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Strömbäck Horney, Karolina (3 September 2010). "Solsidan blev kvällens vinnare". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). 
  2. ^ In PAL video, i.e. 25 fps. The HD version on Blu-ray is about 93 minutes per episode (24 fps).
  3. ^ Sveriges Television - Millenniumtriologin
  4. ^ http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005JTLTF2/

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