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Keeper of Lost Causes, The

Following a shootout that left his two partners respectively dead and paralyzed, chief detective Carl Mørck is assigned to the newly established Department Q, a department for old, terminated cases. The department consists only of himself and his new assistant Assad. Although they get explicit orders to only read and sort through the cases, only a single day passes before Carl's stubborn nature throws them headfirst into the mystery of Merete Lynggaard's disappearance; a beautiful female politician who vanished five years ago from a passenger ferry, the only witness her brain-damaged brother who was found on the car deck, screaming at the top of his lungs. The case was put to rest as an apparent suicide. Unconvinced by this explanation Carl and Assad venture on a journey that will take them deep into the undercurrent of abuse and malice that lurks beneath the polished surface of Scandinavia.

The first of four films based on the international bestselling crime novels by Jussi Adler-Olsen who has sold more than eight million copies worldwide.

Second Feature
ORIGINAL TITLE - Kvinden i buret
CATEGORY - Thriller
DANISH RELEASE - 03.10.2013
STATUS - Released
RUNNING TIME - 100 min.
DIRECTOR - Mikkel Nørgaard
SCREENPLAY - Nikolaj Arcel
APPEARANCES - Error parsing: Query returned empty response
PRODUCER - Louise Vesth, Peter Aalbæk Jensen
PRODUCTION - Zentropa Entertainments20

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