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Series / Crime Drama / 2016

Acquitted S2

The second series of ACQUITTED goes deeper into exploring the aftermath of Karine’s murder. William survives the suicide attempt and denies having confessed to the murder of his daughter. 

An even bigger blow comes when Eva decides to sup- port her husband. Aksel feels an overwhelming need for justice and the roles are reversed: Aksel becomes possessed by the idea of putting William behind bars, while Eva extends a hand that Aksel refuses to take. Instead, he goes to war, to fight for final acquittal and justice.

ACQUITTED season 2 examines questions of freedom. Is freedom an independent entity: legally, morally, or philosophically? Is it something we carry within ourselves, or must it be given to us by others? Is it possible to free oneself from the gaze of others?


Writers Siv Rajendram Eliassen & Anna Bache-Wiig

Directors Geir Henning Hopland & Cecilie Mosli

Main cast Nicolai Cleve Broch, Lena Endre, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ingar Helge Gimle, Amrita Acharia, Anne Marit Jacobsen, Tobias Santelmann, Synnøve Macody Lund, Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Producers Brede Hovland, Peter Bose & Jonas Allen

Format Series (two seasons)

Genre Crime Drama

Original Title Frikjent II

Original Language Norwegian

Produced by Miso Film Norway

International Sales Fremantle Media International