Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The Truth Will Out on DVD

From the producers of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Acorn TV features the DVD debut of the critically acclaimed foreign-language drama THE TRUTH WILL OUT (Det Som Göms I Snö) on October 1, 2019. The top-rated Swedish drama is an addictive eight-part series about a police detective who is commissioned to form a new team to reopen unsolved murder cases. The “rich, wholly-engaging, and binge-worthy series” (Euro TV), made its U.S. premiere in March 2019 on Acorn TVThe Truth Will Out is a part of Acorn TV’s expertly curated collection of foreign-language dramas produced across the globe, including The Oldenheim 12 and Lord & Master from the Netherlands; Vidago Palace from Portugal; Tangled Lies and The Ladies’ Paradise from Italy; The Disappearance and L’Accident from France; Hidden and Bang from Wales; and Rebecka Martinsson and Black Widows from Scandinavia. Called a “glorious streaming service… an essential must-have” (The Hollywood Reporter), Acorn TV is North America’s largest streaming service specializing in British and international television.

Inspired by true events, this Swedish crime drama from the producers of the global sensation Millennium series delivers enthralling mystery, striking scenery, and “a dark glimmer of droll humor” (Boston Herald). Returning to work following a mental breakdown, Detective Peter Wendel (Robert GustafssonThe 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window & Disappeared) is tasked with creating an elite team of investigators to crack cold cases. When the police find a note on a dead body that claims Sweden’s most notorious serial killer is a fraud, Wendel gets a chance to redeem himself—but only the dregs of the force are available to work the case. Under pressure to mobilize quickly, Wendel is forced to hire two cops who hate each other, plus a forthright woman who isn’t even a police officer. Can his lowly group solve this high-profile crime?

Per the series producer, “The show is inspired by the true story of Thomas Quick, a Swedish convicted mass murderer who was eventually proved innocent.” The Truth Will Out also stars Ia LanghammerLouise PeterhoffChristopher WagelinMaria Sundbom, and Tyra Olin.

Street Date: October 1, 2019                                                                       SRP: $39.99
DVD 2-Disc Set: 8 episodes- Approx. 356 min.– SDH Subtitles – UPC 054961275298

My Thoughts

The Truth will out is a new Swedish crime drama that centers around a detective named Peter Wendel who returns to work after having some mental issues. He is charged with cracking cold cases, but one of the old cases is reignited when a serial killer's defense attorney is murdered.

Recruiting the Team - Peter brings tries to put together a cold case team,but the only people interested are rivals. He is about to forget he whole thing when the death of an attorney brings the case back to the forefront.

Leaked Investigations - The press finds out about the case. Peter tries to hide that he is connected to the murder weapon. A pedophile becomes a suspect in the death of the attorney.

Murder Weapon - Peter and his team continue their investigation and search the pedophile's house. Peter is named a suspect when everyone learns he owned the murder weapon.

Prior Crimes - Peter fails to meet with the justice minister after a crazy interview thanks to interference from his wife. Peter suspects conspiracy and his team continues to investigate.

Old Grudges - The main suspects gets released, but Peter stays on his trail. Ann Marie could lose her job over Peter's previous threats. 

New Lead- The case becomes tied to another cold case disappearance from years ago. Anne Marie starts trying to prove a conspiracy in the justice department. Peter is confronted by the suspect.

Hostage - The team believes the real killer is planning something big. Ann Marie confront the minister.

Manhunt - Peter lead the biggest manhunt is Swedish history. Clues are found about the killer's first victim.

This is an excellent crime series with some unique mysteries and a hint of dark humor. To make it even  more interesting, the show was inspired by a real serial  killer named Thomas Quick.  This one will definitely leave you on the edge of your seat.  If you want to order this DVD set, you can find it online at Amazon or Acorn Media.