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Why Must Swedish Crime Drama Be So Bleak?

Since the rise of the Swedish Millennium trilogy, Scandinavian noir, or ‘Nordic Noir’, has captivated audiences around the globe. However, for someone living in Sweden, it can be hard to continue watching these dark, melancholic and dramatic series on television. I’ve been starting to ask myself: why does Swedish television have to be so bleak?

The Bridge, Wallander, Blue Eyes, Johan Falk, Jordskott. These are just some of the many Swedish television series that have screened both in Sweden and abroad over the last few years. Yes, Sweden has produced some well . . .

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