Unit One


An Emmy Award-Winning series based on authentic criminal cases over the last ten years. The result is a whole sequence of exciting stories originating in human conflict and the gripping tension inherent in any detective work.


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Unit One

Unit One

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Unit One is a thriller series that tells the story of a group of staunch crime experts from the flying squad. We follow their fascinating yet frightening work in the underworld and are thrilled by their commitment and affectionate solidarity and are equally puzzled by the often horrifying, yet true examples of human nature they face in their work.

What happens to the people who have chosen to work in a job like this. A member of the flying squad is away from home 230 days a year. Can a marriage and a family cope with that? What kind of qualifications, what kind of team spirit do these people possess since they have one of the highest success rates in the world?

Unit One is based on true criminal cases through the last 10 years.

Director Niels Arden Oplev ao.
Author Peter Thorsboe
Producer Sven Clausen
Produced by DR Drama
Duration 32 x 60 min.
Year of Production 2000-2001
Original Title Rejseholdet