A newspaper journalist revealing fraud in a large multinational company, finds his family involved, ruining his career, family relations, and entangles him in a following mystery.
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Series cast summary:
Jon Øigarden ...  Peter Verås 14 episodes, 2014-2016
Anna Bache-Wiig ...  Inger Marie Steffensen 14 episodes, 2014-2016
Ingjerd Egeberg ...  Eva Verås 14 episodes, 2014-2016
Nils Ole Oftebro Nils Ole Oftebro ...  Frank Mathiesen 14 episodes, 2014-2016
Ingar Helge Gimle ...  Erik Ulrichsen 8 episodes, 2016
Anders Danielsen Lie ...  Johannes Ritter Hansen 8 episodes, 2016
Laura Christensen ...  Ellen Claussen 8 episodes, 2016
Jan Gunnar Røise ...  Aslak Heimdal 8 episodes, 2016
Ine F. Jansen Ine F. Jansen ...  Stine Gisken 8 episodes, 2016
Cornelia Houwing-Kjennerud Cornelia Houwing-Kjennerud ...  Mai Lill 8 episodes, 2016
Bjarte Hjelmeland Bjarte Hjelmeland ...  Christian Schjelderup 8 episodes, 2016
Iben Akerlie ...  Amelia Woll 8 episodes, 2016
Trond Espen Seim ...  Michael Woll 8 episodes, 2016
Pål Christian Eggen Pål Christian Eggen ...  Thorgrim Hammern 7 episodes, 2016
Laila Goody Laila Goody ...  Gunn Høgh 7 episodes, 2016
Erland Bakker Erland Bakker ...  Lars Fritzmann (NSM) / ... 7 episodes, 2016
Nader Khademi Nader Khademi ...  Datajournalist / ... 7 episodes, 2016
Terje Strømdahl ...  Tore Verås 6 episodes, 2014
Alexander Tunby Rosseland Alexander Tunby Rosseland ...  Andreas Verås 6 episodes, 2014
Robert Skjærstad Robert Skjærstad ...  Jensen 6 episodes, 2014
Andrine Sæther Andrine Sæther ...  Økokrimsjefen 6 episodes, 2014
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In this gripping new Norwegian thriller series, Peter Veras is an uncompromising journalist working for Norway's most respected newspaper. While pursuing the story of a scandal in the financial world, he gets hold of crushing evidence against his own brother from an anonymous source. He makes the biggest mistake in his life when he has the story published. Peter cannot prevent his brother from committing suicide, shattering the lives of Peter's sister-in-law Eva and 16-year-old nephew Andreas. In a feverish attempt to track down the anonymous source, Peter is finally successful, but the discovery is devastating: the source was his own brother.

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Norwegian | English | Danish

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1 January 2014 (Norway) See more »

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A pénz istene See more »

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NRK Drama See more »
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Jon Øigarden (Peter Verås) & Ingar Helge Gimle (Erik Ulrichsen) also worked together on Vikingane (2016) as Jarl Varg & Nomadehøvding respectively. See more »

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Featured in Rikoksen musta pohjoinen (2018) See more »

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Not great but not terrible
26 September 2016 | by qui_jSee all my reviews

I'm a big fan of "Scandi-Noir" genre but to be honest, this one is just overly complicated with very little return. To keep track of the plot with its biblical references, moral discussions, tedious dialog which at times seems out of place, and the number of characters that keep appearing out of the woodwork, one of the boards that police use to solve a crime would be helpful. You need to try an remember who's who, who's connected to whom, and what their role is in the overall plot. The story could have been told in half the number of episodes, and without some of the very pointless scenes that seemed unrelated to the plot. The editing is not great as things jump around too much. The characters are not very likable, and the lead is very flat and two-dimensional. I'm not sure I'd watch a second season if it were produced. UPDATE: I thought I'd give the second season a chance to see if there was any improvement in the writing or extreme and unnecessarily complicated plot. There was absolutely no change at all. In fact, the second season proved to be even more ridiculous than the first, sequencing a series of confusing events that just seemed to happen and appeared unrelated to the story. It was as if the writers did not use a story board but came to work each day with a new idea. Whether that idea was relevant or not to the story, appeared immaterial. New characters would spring from nowhere and as the series progressed, each episode became just a celebration of chaos. You could watch the first and last episode only and not miss anything because the episodes in between were just fairly pointless. One can only hope we'll be spared a third season of this very silly series.


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