No spoilers ahead.
The Shadow Line is about a murder investigated by both sides of the line – cops and criminals – and the opposing methods they use to solve it. But the real line is the morality within each character and how far they will go before they cross it.
Sometimes TV can punch you in the gut.
This series did that to me in the opening episode.
I didn’t think I’d encounter something that’d surpass Forbrydelsen, but this does.
Grabbed me by the throat with the first episode.
I’ve never seen anything like this on TV. It’s extraordinary, from the haunting opening theme and visuals to the very tight rein held on everything by the writer/director, Hugo Blick. He’s set a precedent here that everyone is going to mimic.
You must see this.
Let’s have some credits now: