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Based on the characters of the hugely popular Martin Beck detective series of novels by Swedish husband-and-wife writers Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, Beck - The Series sees the much-loved detective brought to life on the small screen. This collection of five feature-length films sees detective Martin Beck investigating a serial killer who buries his victims alive, the shocking death of a young woman found strangled in a hotel room, a gangster kingpin executed by a sniper in front of his family, a terrorist attack and a suspicious hospital death which sourly turns out to be premeditated murder.

Starring Peter Haber (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) as Beck and Mikael Persbrandt (The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, Salvation, The Hypnotist) as the charismatic Gunvald Larsson, the drama s combination of complex woven details of police procedure and beautifully realised characters combined with twisting, masterful storylines, has ensured that the award-winning series has won fans and acclaim all around the world.

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Description

Based on the characters of the hugely popular Martin Beck detective series of novels by Swedish husband-and-wife writers Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, Beck - The Series sees the much-loved detective brought to life on the small screen. This collection of five feature-length films sees detective Martin Beck investigating a serial killer who buries his victims alive, the shocking death of a young woman found strangled in a hotel room, a gangster kingpin executed by a sniper in front of his family, a terrorist attack and a suspicious hospital death which sourly turns out to be premeditated murder.

Starring Peter Haber (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) as Beck and Mikael Persbrandt (The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug, Salvation, The Hypnotist) as the charismatic Gunvald Larsson, the drama s combination of complex woven details of police procedure and beautifully realised characters combined with twisting, masterful storylines, has ensured that the award-winning series has won fans and acclaim all around the world.

    • Episode 1

    Buried Alive

    A wooden box is discovered buried in a playground in Central Stockholm. Inside the box is the body of a well know prosecutor. To their horror, Beck and his team realise that the prosecutor was buried alive. They find couplings to a gang of bikers, whose leader has just been released from prison. But when he is later found dead in a similar wooden box, the investigation takes a different turn.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 26 Minutes

    A wooden box is discovered buried in a playground in Central Stockholm. Inside the box is the body of a well know prosecutor. To their horror, Beck and his team realise that the prosecutor was buried alive. They find couplings to a gang of bikers, whose leader has just been released from prison. But when he is later found dead in a similar wooden box, the investigation takes a different turn.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 26 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Room 302

    A young woman, Denise, 18 years old, is found dead; strangled in a hotel room in central Stockholm. The room has been paid for with a credit card belonging to Peter Ahre from the well-to-do suburb of Djursholm. But when Gunvald and Oskar show up to bring Ahre in for questioning, he explains that he was robbed the night before, and lost both his car and his wallet, which he reported to the police.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 28 Minutes

    A young woman, Denise, 18 years old, is found dead; strangled in a hotel room in central Stockholm. The room has been paid for with a credit card belonging to Peter Ahre from the well-to-do suburb of Djursholm. But when Gunvald and Oskar show up to bring Ahre in for questioning, he explains that he was robbed the night before, and lost both his car and his wallet, which he reported to the police.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 28 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    The Family

    Gangster kingpin Zlatko Lozanovic is shot and killed in his home by a sniper. He dies in front of his wife, children, and father-in-law. The Beck team draws up a list of all of Zlatko’s enemies, which turns out to include most of Stockholm’s underworld.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Gangster kingpin Zlatko Lozanovic is shot and killed in his home by a sniper. He dies in front of his wife, children, and father-in-law. The Beck team draws up a list of all of Zlatko’s enemies, which turns out to include most of Stockholm’s underworld.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 30 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    The Invasion

    Two dead men are found buried outside Stockholm. They remain unidentified for a long time, but soon the Beck team finds reason to believe that the two could be the victims of an internal conflict within an Islamic terrorist group when another man is found murdered in an abandoned car. This man, Ibrahim, appears to have links to a terrorist group.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes

    Two dead men are found buried outside Stockholm. They remain unidentified for a long time, but soon the Beck team finds reason to believe that the two could be the victims of an internal conflict within an Islamic terrorist group when another man is found murdered in an abandoned car. This man, Ibrahim, appears to have links to a terrorist group.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    The Hospital Murders

    Oncologist Johan Fors is accused of killing a terminally ill patient by her mourning son. Martin Beck takes on the case along with Gunvald and the rest of the team. The team approach the case with lukewarm enthusiasm as the woman was 80 years old and chronically ill, and the son is a mother-bonded paranoiac.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 23 Minutes

    Oncologist Johan Fors is accused of killing a terminally ill patient by her mourning son. Martin Beck takes on the case along with Gunvald and the rest of the team. The team approach the case with lukewarm enthusiasm as the woman was 80 years old and chronically ill, and the son is a mother-bonded paranoiac.

    • HD
    • 1 Hour 23 Minutes
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