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Twin

  • Season 1
  • 8 episodes
  • Drama

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.

How to watch

Next showing

There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

Streaming

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Credits

Cast

rolename
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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  • 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.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    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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