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Scandinavian television series added to Netflix across Europe

The streaming service Netflix has added a heap of Scandinavian television series to their platform ahead of the long weekend.

France, Ireland, the UK, Spain and Estonia are just some of the countries to get this influx of Scandi drama.

The first, second and third season of the hit Danish/Swedish series The Bridge has been added to Netflix in the UK, Ireland, Italy, France, Spain, Finland, Lithuania and Estonia. In the first two seasons, we see Saga Norén and Martin Rohde working together to solve crimes that take place between the two countries. In season three, Saga Norén teams up with Henrik and the series begins to dive deeper into Saga’s family.

No season four release has been confirmed on Netflix.

The first season of the Norwegian political series Occupied has been released on Netflix in Italy, France, Spain, Sweden, Finland and Estonia. The series is set in the near future and shows Norway occupied by Russia on behalf of the European union due to the fact that the environmentally friendly Norwegian government has stopped oil and gas production in the North Sea.

The second season has been released in some English-speaking countries around the world, and is available to purchased on Apple and Google in France, Viaplay in the Nordic region, Netflix in Lithuania, and to purchase on Apple and Amazon in Germany. It was originally added to Netflix in the UK and Ireland before being mysteriously removed. No reason has been given for the removal of the series.

Other additions include:

  • The Norwegian political series Nobel on Netflix in Italy, France, Spain and Finland
  • The Finnish crime series Bordertown on Netflix in France
  • The Swedish crime series Arne Dahl on Netflix in France, the UK, Ireland, Lithuania and Estonia

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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.

  1. Gordon says:

    Although I live in France my first language is English. Unfortunately Netflix in France never offers English subtitles for non-English language productions. It’s a shame because there’s a lot I’d like to watch but can’t.

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