The Investigation: Limited Series

The Investigation: Limited Series

The Investigation: Limited Series

HBO's dramatised retelling of the police investigation surrounding the bizarre, tragic murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall inside a homemade submarine. Stars Pilou Asbæk (Game of Thrones), Søren Malling (The Killing) and Pernilla August (Britt-Marie Was Here).

2020Denmark, Sweden, Norway
CrimeTrue Story & Biography

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
27 November 2021

Dag 1

While Head of Homicide for Copenhagen Police Jens Møller comes in for the morning briefing, an investigator reports on a strange case. A homemade submarine carrying a female Swedish journalist and the submarine's inventor has... MORE gone missing.

EPISODE 1.2
27 November 2021

Det vi ved, og det vi antager

Jens Møller is constantly under pressure from journalists who are chasing news of the case. Meanwhile, rumours and theories abound. Were the Swedish journalist and the accused previously acquainted?

EPISODE 1.3
27 November 2021

Jagten

While the forensic team works, Jens Møller and his team of investigators are waiting for answers. Have they found conclusive evidence that the Swedish journalist is dead, and if so, has a crime been committed?
EPISODE 1.4
27 November 2021

1280 meter

Jens Møller gets assistance with the search. Swedish cadaver dogs that can locate bodies more than 20 metres below sea level are brought in. Although the dogs mark the areas quite accurately, the divers don't... MORE find anything.
EPISODE 1.5
27 November 2021

Et helt menneske

The case is slowly coming together, but Jens Møller and his team still have no conclusive evidence. Chief Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen emphasises that they must determine the motive and cause of death in order to... MORE charge the accused.

EPISODE 1.6
27 November 2021

In dubio pre reo

Chief Prosecutor Jakob-Buch Jepsen makes it clear to Jens Møller that they need more firm evidence to bring charges in the case. Otherwise, they risk the accused walking free.

The Investigation: Limited Series / Reviews

Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph

Shame. A spot of torture and 'tache-twirling would've spiced up proceedings no end.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The show can't help feeling like it's also sidelining the real-life woman without whose death it would have never existed.

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Variety

Variety

The first great scripted series of 2021.

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Vulture

Vulture

It's poignant TV, and it's deliberately slow so the few moments when there's finally a big break in the case feel like a sharp, sudden relief.

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Salon

Salon

The Investigation eschews any vulgar trappings typical of the genre, choosing to methodically shine a light on the worst parts of humanity rather than letting them linger unchecked in the spotlight.

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