Killing-Season 1 (Blu-ray) (2012)
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|From writer, executive producer and series showrunner Veena Sud (Cold Case), The Killing is based on the wildly successful Danish television series Forbrydelsen and tells the story of the murder of a young girl in Seattle and the subsequent police investigation. Season one consists of thirteen one-hour episodes.The Killing ties together three distinct stories around a single murder including the detectives assigned to the case, the victim's grieving family, and the suspects. Set in Seattle, the story also explores local politics as it follows politicians connected to the case. As the series unfolds, it becomes clear that there are no accidents; everyone has a secret, and while the characters think they've moved on, their past isn't done with them. |
The Killing stars Mireille Enos (Big Love) as Sarah Linden, the lead homicide detective that investigates the death of Rosie Larsen; Billy Campbell (Once and Again) as Darren Richmond, Seattle's City Council President and now running for Mayor; Joel Kinnaman (Snabba Cash) as Stephen Holder, an ex-narc cop who joins the homicide division in the investigation to find Rosie's killer; Michelle Forbes (True Blood) as Rosie's mother, Mitch Larsen; and Brent Sexton (W., In the Valley of Elah) as Rosie's father, Stan Larsen. The pilot was directed by Patty Jenkins (Monster).
Editor's NoteThis release contains every episode from the first season of AMC's series THE KILLING, starring Mireille Enos as Sarah Lindon, a detective assigned to the complicated case of a slain teenager.
The Killing - The Complete First Season - Blu-Ray DVD Review
By: Sherry Lipp Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 3/30/2012 4:51 PM
|The AMC cop show drama The Killing is based on the Danish series Forbrydelsen, which debuted in 2007. The Killing: The Complete First Season is now available on Blu-ray. The Killing is kind of like an episode of Law and Order&; that is stretched out to examine every last detail. Set in Seattle, the show capitalizes on the city's gray rainy days to set the mood. For the most part, The Killing is an intriguing show that spends a lot of time examining its characters while slowly introducing new plot twists. At times the show can move a little too slowly, making it easy to lose interest in the side storylines. But then the show will throw an unexpected curve ball, hooking the audience right back in....read the full review|