Van Veeteren


Updated Fri, Dec 30, 2011 1:41 pm

 

Van Veeteren
 
Mondays at 9 p.m.
 
One of the most suspenseful psychological thrillers from Sweden, the Van Veeteren series brings to life the best-selling crime novels by one of Sweden’s most popular mystery writers, Håkan Nesser, whose books have been published in more than 20 countries world-wide. Set in the fictitious city of Maardam, in a made-up country that could be anywhere in northern Europe, the series follows the murder cases of retired chief inspector, Van Veeteren, and his two crime squad proté gés, Münster and Moreno.
 
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Van Veeteren: Borkmann’s Point  (TV14)
Van Veeteren finds retiring from the police force is easier said than done when two decapitated bodies are found in quick succession. The matching MO in the two grisly murders brings the investigation teams of Maardam and Kaalbringen together, a collaboration that is not without its problems.  Directed by Erik Leijonborg, 2005, color. In Swedish with English subtitles.
 
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Van Veeteren: Munster’s Case  (TV14)
When the body of a wealthy wine merchant washes up on a beach with multiple stab wounds, police fear a media frenzy. But the quick arrest of the man’s former partner in the face of damning evidence promises a quick resolution to the case.  Directed by Rickard Petrelius, 2005, color.  In Swedish with English subtitles.
 
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Van Veeteren: Moreno & the Silence  (TVPG)
When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a di cult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, tongues begin to loosen. Directed by Erik Leijonborg, 2006, color.  In Swedish with English subtitles.
 
 
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Van Veeteren: The Swallow, The Cat, The Rose and Death (TVPG)
Münster comes across the body of a young woman in her home and surprises the murderer who is still on the premises. Though the murderer escapes, a rare book is found at the scene with a dedication by the killer.  Directed by Daniel Lind Lagerlof, 2006, color.  In Swedish with English subtitles.
 
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NETWORK PREMIERE!
Van Veeteren: Carambole (TV14)
When the body of a wealthy wine merchant washes up on a beach with multiple stab wounds, police fear a media frenzy. But the quick arrest of the man’s former partner in the face of damning evidence promises a quick resolution to the case. Directed by Daniel Lind Lagerlof, 2006, color.  In Swedish with English subtitles.
 
 
 
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