Borderliner

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Borderliner
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GenreCrime drama
Starring
Country of originNorway
Original language(s)Norwegian
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8 (list of episodes)
Release
Original networkTV 2
Netflix
Original releaseNovember 2, 2017 (2017-11-02)
External links
Website

Borderliner (Norwegian: Grenseland) is a Norwegian noir crime drama series that involves a police officer visiting his hometown where he investigates a local man's apparent suicide. The series initially aired on November 2, 2017 in Norway on TV 2 and was released to Netflix on March 6, 2018.[1]

Plot[edit]

Nikolai, a police officer, investigates the suicide of a local man named Tommy; his co-investigator, Anniken, suspects foul play. Nikolai plants evidence to protect his brother but later discovers the truth behind Tommy's death.

Cast[edit]

  • Tobias Santelmann as Nikolai Andreassen
  • Ellen Dorrit Petersen as Anniken Høygaard-Larsen
  • Benjamin Helstad as Lars Andreassen
  • Bjørn Skagestad as Hans Olav Andreassen
  • Eivind Sander as Josef Koldberg
  • Frode Winther as Bengt Skare
  • Morten Svartveit as Kristoffer Lund
  • Stig Henrik Hoff as Sven Lindberg
  • Ellen Birgitte Winther as Marta Hagen
  • Ole Christoffer Ertvaag as Ove Dreyer
  • Thelma Farnes Ottersen as Milla
  • Todd Bishop Monrad Vistven as Erik
  • Kim-Henning Nilsen es Tommy Hagen
  • Cathrine Hoel Hansen as Matilde
  • Frida Stavnes as Katia

Episodes[edit]

Reception[edit]

Erik Adams of the AV Club considers it a top pick.[2] Meghan O'Keefe of Decider called the series "as dark and atmospheric as Scandi-noir comes, but it’s also elegantly beautiful and extremely tense".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nelson, Alex (2018-02-27). "Borderliner: Netflix's scandi-noir could be the Norwegian Line of Duty". iNews. Retrieved 2018-03-09.
  2. ^ Adams, Erik (2017-03-06). "Seal in that last bit of wintry chill with the Scandinavian noir of Borderliner". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2018-03-09.
  3. ^ O'Keefe, Meghan (2017-03-06). "Netflix's 'Borderliner' Is Going To Be Your New Scandi-Noir Obsession". Decider. Retrieved 2018-03-09.

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