MAMMON II wins an International Emmy

The second season of the Norwegian television drama Mammon [+] has won an International Emmy for Drama Series at the 45th International Emmy Awards.

Season one of Mammon, which was released in 2014, follows a newspaper journalist who reveals fraud in a large multinational company. When he finds his family is involved, his career and family are ruined, and he becomes entangled in the mystery. Season two kicks off a journalist being murdered, and some suspect the killing could be from ISIS. However, it is instead revealed that the killing might have an effect on the political world of Norway, where the relationship between Norwegian Prime Minister Michael Woll and Minister of Finance Erik Ulrichsen is not going well in the spotlight of the public.

Mammon has an all-star Norwegian cast including Jon Øigarden [+], Ingjerd Egeberg, Anna Bache-Wiig [+]Nils Ole Oftebro [+]Iben Akerlie [+]Ingar Helge Gimle [+]Anders Danielsen Lie [+] and Trond Espen Seim [+].

Kenneth Branagh also won Best Actor for his role in the BBC adaptation of the Swedish drama Wallander.

You can view the full list of winners here. 

Watch a trailer for Mammon season two below:

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.