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The Bridge – Season 3: A Swedish Perspective
The character Linn Björklund, played by Maria Kulle, has prompted discussion in Sweden for speaking in a local dialect. In the first of a series of special articles to coincide with Season 3 of The Bridge (Bron/Broen), Olof Hedling discusses how the introduction of a new character has prompted a debate in Sweden about the use of local dialects in Nordic Noir. Season three of The Bridge (Bron/Broen 2011-) premiered in Sweden on September 27, the same day as in Denmark.
Re-imagining the Øresund Region: The Bridge (2011-2013)
Map_of_Öresund_between_Denmark_and_Sweden The Danish-Swedish crime drama The Bridge is the first major screen production to place the transnational Øresund region centrestage. Pei-sze Chow examines how the newly-constructed region has been represented on film and television, and highlights how a sense of an ‘Øresund community’ is mediated through language and subtitling in The Bridge. Scandinavian crime thriller The Bridge has been been an international hit.
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