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“The Valhalla Murders” is an Icelandic crime drama television series that premiered on Netflix in 2019. The show was created by and produced by Truenorth in collaboration with RUV, Iceland's national broadcasting service. The series stars and in the lead roles, with a supporting cast that includes , , and .

The story of “The Valhalla Murders” revolves around the investigation of a series of murders that take place in Reykjavik's Valhalla neighborhood. Police detective Kata () is sent from Oslo to Iceland to investigate the murders, and she is joined by her former boss, Arnar (), who has his own personal reasons for wanting to solve the case. As they delve deeper into the investigation, they uncover a web of secrets and lies that lead them to some surprising conclusions.

“The Valhalla Murders” has been well-received by both audiences and critics, with praise for its well-crafted suspenseful storytelling, strong performances, and beautiful Icelandic setting. It currently holds a rating of 7.2/10 on IMDb.

“The Valhalla Murders” has not won any major awards, but it has been nominated for several Icelandic Film and Television Awards, including Best TV Series and Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series.

Despite its relatively low profile compared to other international crime dramas, “The Valhalla Murders” has gained a dedicated following and continues to be a popular watch among fans of the genre. Its success has even led to the announcement of a second season, which is set to be released in the near future.

Also known as Brot
Genre Mystery Thriller Nordic noir
Country of origin Iceland
Original languages Icelandic, English, German
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8 (list of episodes)
Production locations Reykjavík, Iceland
Running time 50 minutes (approx.)
Original network RÚV (Iceland)
BBC Four (UK)
Picture format 16:9 (1080i)
Audio format Stereo
Original release 26 December 2019 – present

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