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Midnight Sun: Let’s Talk about Ethnicity!

The new Nordic Noir hit Midnight Sun (Midnattssol in Swedish) follows the well-known recipe of the genre (e.g. showcasing the troubled private life of the investigators, dismantling of the welfare state, strong female leads, etc.), and shares a lot of similarities with The Bridge. Of course, this is barely surprising, since Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein had worked on the latter as writers, still, with their new series they embarked on a more pretentious journey. They not only connect two countries with an unusual murder but also aim at drawing attention to . . .

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Barbara Majsa

Barbara is a journalist, editor and film critic. She usually does interviews with film-makers, artists, designers, and writes about cinema, design and books.