Thanks to our friend Andy for his series of Blog posts on The Bridge Season 2
The Bridge Series 2: Episodes 8 and 9
Wow. Is there a better thing on TV?
Following Martin (Kim Bodnia) and Saga’s (Sofia Helin) appearances on various media outlets this week, the acting of the pair and particularly of Sofia is even more astonishing. How do the Scandinavians keep coming out with fantastic shows like this? And with such great actors?
I still think that one of the greatest things about these dramas, like The Killing before it, they don’t do happy endings. There is no need to go for the incredibly annoying Hollywood ending at the end of everything that the Americans so often do. Yes it can be bleak and depressing, but it is much more powerful and more realistic.
Red herrings certainly must be a speciality in the Nordic countries, because I think pretty much everyone in the series was under suspicion at some point. We ended…
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