By Ole Christian Madsen

Adapted from the acclaimed and bestselling Department Q novel by the award-winning author Jussi Adler-Olsen


Original title: DEN GRÆNSELØSE
Director: Ole Christian Madsen
Cast: Ulrich Thomsen, Afshin Firouzi, Sofie Torp
Genre: Thriller
Duration: 120 min
Language: Danish
Additional Languages: Danish, English, Swedish
Country of origin: Denmark
Scriptwriter: Jakob Weis
Cinematographer: Jørgen Johansson
Editor: Frederik Strunk, Nicolaj Monberg
Production Company: Nordisk Film Production A/S
Producers: Mikael Rieks & Malene Blenkov
Production year: 2024
Executive producers: Henrik Zein
Budget EUR: 6.9M
Local release: 01-02-2024
Film status: Completed

In a moment of cowardice, Detective Carl Mørck sends Rose, his junior colleague in Department Q, to the remote Danish island of Bornholm to answer his old colleague Christian Habersaat’s repeated requests. But during his forced retirement ceremony Christian kills himself sending Rose into a journey deep into her own traumatic past. Later, the newly engaged Carl arrives on the island where he, Rose and Assad are embroiled into an old cold case of a girl found dead hanging in a tree. The killing, officially written up as a traffic accident, has connections to both the local Police precinct and a cult of sun worshipers from where young women have vanished without trace for years. Once the case is reopened, and the island is now in dangerous, Carl must solve it and resolve his own personal dark past to be able to move on to a new life with his fiancée.