Occupied: Season One
From the makers of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and best-selling author Jo Nesbø comes the new Nordic sensation, political suspense thriller Occupied (Okkupert). This action-packed hit drama arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on March 21st courtesy of Dazzler Media.
Set in the not so distant future where climate change has brought Europe to the brink of war, Henrik Mestad (Lilyhammer) stars as environmentally friendly prime minister Jasper Berg. He has convinced his voters that the best way to tackle climate change is to halt all oil production in Norway, sending the country and the rest of the world into crisis.
Unable to ignore calls from the rest of the world to intervene, Russia, at the behest of the EU, stages a 'silk-glove' invasion – to secure the oil for the rest of the world. They have, they say, every intention of retreating once this has been accomplished. But it’s not long before events unfold that threaten to
Based on an idea by Jo Nesbø (Headhunters), this gripping, multi-layered 10-part series examines
what happens to a nation under occupation, and explores the themes of loyalty to oneself, one's
family and one's country.
Also starring Vegar Hoel (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters) and Ingeborga Dapkunaite (Mission:
Impossible), Occupied is a stylish and extremely topical drama with high production values.
‘Pacey, intelligent, and made with Borgen-like conviction’
- The Times
‘Global conflict, bold kidnappings, helicopters in moody northern skies, sexy Scandinavians, yes that works well’
- The Guardian