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Follow the Money: another cracking Danish thriller, this time with an environmental twist

Another cracking Danish thriller. Those four words summarise, but hardly do justice to, Follow the Money. Centred around the charismatic CEO of Energreen, a Danish renewable energy firm, and a dogged police detective, this drama series starts with a suspicious death but quickly becomes a story of murky finances, questionable technology and economic power. Along with a dog that completely steals one, powerful and emotive, scene.

It is classic Nordic Noir even if, for my taste, the final episode is neither quite poignant nor dramatic enough to give it the really top send off that the preceding nine episodes deserved. And I’m not sure if it’s intentional or not, but the family whose original bereavement sparked much of the plot ends up mostly forgotten – an odd loose end, although perhaps also deliberately playing up the way people’s lives get swept aside by the more powerful in search of the bigger picture.

If you like this, you might also be interested in King’s Game.

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Follow the Money
Another cracking Danish thriller, this time with an environmental twist
My rating (out of 5): 5.0
Mark Pack, 26 September 2016 |
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