The Investigation (TV series)

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The Investigation (Danish: Efterforskningen) is a six-part series, directed by Tobias Lindholm.[1] The series is based on the investigation of the death of Kim Wall, a 30-year-old Swedish journalist. The series follows the criminal investigation of the case, featuring Søren Malling as Chief Inspector Jens Møller, Laura Christensen as Police Investigator Maibritt Porse, Pilou Asbæk as Special Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen and Rolf Lassgård and Pernilla August as Wall's parents.[2] The series originally aired on 28 September 2020 on TV2 in Denmark and Sweden's SVT. It was broadcast on UK'S BBC Two between 22 January and 5 February 2021.[3] HBO began showing the series on 1 February 2021.[4][5]


  • Søren Malling as chief investigator Jens Møller Jansen
  • Pilou Asbæk as special prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen
  • Pernilla August as Ingrid Wall (victim’s mother)
  • Rolf Lassgård as Joachim Wall (victim’s father)
  • Laura Christensen as investigator Maibritt Porse
  • Hans Henrik Clemensen as investigator Nikolaj Storm
  • Dulfi Al-Jabouri as investigator Musa Amin
  • Charlotte Munck as Kirstine (Jens Møller Jansen’s wife)
  • Anders Juul as investigator Christian Skov
  • Henrik Birch as investigator Lars Møller

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  1. ^ The Investigation (Crime, Drama, Mystery), Søren Malling, Pilou Asbæk, Pernilla August, Rolf Lassgård, Copenhagen Film Fund, Fremantle, Miso Film, 28 September 2020, retrieved 8 February 2021{{citation}}: CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. ^ "Danish crime show turns lurid procedural trend on its head". AP NEWS. 27 January 2021. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  3. ^ "BBC: The Investigation". Retrieved 8 February 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ VanArendonk, Kathryn (29 January 2021). "The Investigation Will Frustrate You (on Purpose)". Vulture. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  5. ^ Zafar, Nina. "What to watch on TV on Monday: 'The Investigation' on HBO". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 8 February 2021.