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Twin Trouble

  • 2019
  • Season 1
  • Drama
  • Thriller

Summary

Crime drama thriller series. A young mother responsible for the accidental death of her husband asks his twin to assume his identity.

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Episode 1: Twin

Summary

Erik lives alone in a run-down campervan on a desolate beach, while his twin Adam is the complete opposite - a successful man with money, a thriving family business, a loving wife and two children. When Erik's irresponsible lifestyle finally catches up with him, he contacts his brother for help, but Adam brutally rejects him - with fatal consequences. Norwegian crime thriller, starring Kristofer Hivju.

Review

Here’s a dark and stormy Norwegian saga to get wrapped up in over the coming weeks. It has the kind of premise – about the woven destinies of twin brothers – that could feel like a stretch, but instead it comes over as a bleak modern folk tale. 

Kristofer Hivju (Tormund Giantsbane from Game of Thrones) plays bear-like Erik, an irresponsible surfer dude in the north of Norway whose home, a beachside caravan, gets towed away because he hasn’t paid the farmer rent. 

As Erik’s life unravels further he turns to his strait-laced twin, Adam, who runs a tourism business. “Anything Erik touches he breaks,” Adam groans to his wife Ingrid, and by the end of the first double bill, a lot gets broken, as their lives enter a warped new reality. 

It’s powerful stuff and, as with the best Nordic noir, the setting is a key contributor: the wildly beautiful mountains and fjords of the Lofoten archipelago are quite something.

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Norwegian
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Cast

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Erik/AdamKristofer Hivju
Ingrid WilliksenRebekka Nystabakk
Karin WilliksenMathilde Holtedahl Cuhra
Fredrik WilliksenOyvind Samuel Palerud
Alfred WilliksenJohn Sigurd Kristensen
FrankGunnar Eiriksson
VildeSara Daldorff Kanck
MaryNanna Blondell
LukasMarlon Langeland

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