Händelser vid vatten

Händelser vid vatten Blackwater

On a Midsummer’s night in 1973, two tourists are found murdered in a tent, far up in the mountains of Northern Sweden, near the small town of Blackwater. An incident that intersects the lives of three random people, intertwining their destinies for better and for worse. And which, after years of repression, is brought back to life, interfering with the lives they now lead.


Ria Awards Nominee (Best Scripted Series) Sweden 2024
C21 Drama Awards Nominee (Best Non-English-Language Drama Series) UK 2023
Prix Europa (Best Mini-Series) 2023
Kristallen Award (Best Drama Series) Sweden 2023
Series Mania Festival (Best Series - International Panorama Section) France 2023
Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize Nominee 2023
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  • “The best TV crime drama I’ve seen in many, many years. /…/ The TV version of Kerstin Ekman’s award-winning novel Blackwater is a demonstration of power in visual style, storytelling and acting. ”


    Politiken, Denmark

  • Perhaps the best Swedish TV series of the year. /…/ A fascinating and strong portrayal that tells the story about people and feelings and what lies beneath the surface.


    Kulturbloggen, Sweden

  • “SVT’s intense and fantastic small town thriller Blackwater is top class. /…/ Worth every minute.”


    DN, Sweden

  • “Engaging noir crime with three August actors in the lead is an incomparable drama that makes the brilliant novel burningly relevant. /…/ The adaptation is properly and justifiably in solidarity with the story in Ekman’s brilliant novel. /…/ The series builds an alluring noir universe, where Pippi Longstocking would be a dangerous femme fatale and Emil of Lönneberga suspicious as a serial killer in lonely woods darker than night. /…/ Blackwater is not only an excellent series, but also a great example of how a strong novel can turn into an equally great series. /…/ In this case, the series is perhaps even better because the film adaptation accentuates the topicality of the story.”


    Filmmagasinet Ekko, Denmark

  • A low-key, beautiful portrait of man.


    Moviezine, Sweden

  • “Even though we’re only two weeks into the new year, it could very well be the best Swedish TV series of 2023.”


    SVT Nyheter, Sweden

  • The TV version of Blackwater is something really special.


    Expressen, Sweden

  • “The first TV home run of the year came early. Blackwater is an almost perfect dramatization of Kerstin Ekman’s novel from 1993.”


    SvD, Sweden

  • An outstanding SVT series. /…/ So good that I wish it was still unwatched.


    Aftonbladet, Sweden

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