TWO EPISODES FROM FIRST SEASON DIRECTED BY PETER FLINTH.
Credits & Facts
UNIT ONE (Rejseholdet) is the mobile investigation task force dispatched across Denmark to help local police solve tough cases. The TV-series based on real crime cases became a breakthrough drama series in Scandinavia, with a strong cast and captivating stories. In the two episodes 6 and 7 crime detective Fischer, played by Mads Mikkelsen, and his team are thrown into two demanding cases.
A woman celebrates her 30th birthday with a big party with friends and family. On the way home from the party, she disappears without a trace. Her husband calls the police and Unit One is put on the case.
The evidence points to the fact that a crime has been committed.
Detective Fischer has gone on holiday to the North Sea with his wife and young kid. The holiday, however, is wasted as local police receive an anonymous report that a murder has taken place in the neighborhood. Fischer is called on duty while his wife and son are left alone in the cottage – when the suspected murderer suddenly shows up.
Original title: Rejseholdet
A Danmarks Radio production 54 min. pr. episode
Produced by Sven Clausen
Directed by Peter Flinth
Episodes 6 & 7 written by Dunja Gry Jensen & Nikolaj Scherfig
Story by Peter Thorsboe
Cinematography by Jan Richter-Friis
Edited by Søren B. Ebbe & Wadt Thomsen
Music by Jacob Groth
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Lars Brygmann, Charlotte Fich, Waage Sandø, Trine Pallesen, Lars Bom