The Snowman (2017) - full transcript

Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.

BOY: {\fad(250,250)}Mom, Mom!
Uncle Jonas is here!

MOTHER: {\fad(250,250)}No,
it's not Tuesday today.

But he is.
He's here.

JONAS: {\fad(250,250)}So,
after the Germans surrendered,

...when did our king return
to Norway from exile?


...June 7th, 1945.

And on what date,
did the Norwegian Parliament...

...hold its first election after the war?


– July 6...
– JONAS: Don't guess.



{\fad(250,250)}(BREATHING HEAVILY)

On what date...

...did the Norwegian Parliament,
hold its first election since the war?

BOY: {\fad(250,250)}Uh...

August 12th, 1945.

{\fad(250,250)}(BEANS SPILLING)

You have to help him more.

{\fad(250,250)}(JONAS GRUNTING)

{\fad(250,250)}(JONAS PANTING)

I'm going to tell your wife,
that he's your son.

And then she can tell
the rest of your family.

JONAS: {\fad(250,250)}Then you'll never see me again.

BOY: {\fad(250,250)}Stop!


{\fad(250,250)}(ENGINE STARTING)


MOTHER: {\fad(250,250)}Jonas!

No! Jonas!


BOY: {\fad(250,250)}Mom!


{\fad(250,250)}(BRAKES SCREECHING)

{\fad(250,250)}(ICE CRACKING)

Mom, come on, we've
gotta get outta here!

{\fad(250,250)}Mom, come on!

Open the door!

Mom, come on!
Open the door!




Don't leave me!


{\fad(250,250)}(HARRY SNORING)


{\fad(250,250)}(BOTTLE CLATTERS)


{\fad(250,250)}(HARRY COUGHING)

{\fad(250,250)}(GIRL SQUEALING)



{\fad(250,250)}(INDISTINCT CHATTER)

{\fad(250,250)}(SPRAYER BACKFIRES)

MOLD MAN: {\fad(250,250)}Fuck it!

{\fad(250,250)}Piece of shit.

{\fad(250,250)}Harry Hole?


{\fad(250,250)}Dry rot,
throughout the whole building,

...and I'm afraid we've found some mold...

...behind the walls.


{\fad(250,250)}...and pathogenic.

{\fad(250,250)}Yeah, your landlord let me
in to spray the apartment.

I'm gonna have to take
all these panels off,

...and this is above your bed.
Jesus Christ.

{\fad(250,250)}Is there anywhere else
that you could stay?

{\fad(250,250)}The air in here is so bad,
you're actually killing your house plants.

{\fad(250,250)}I'm not disturbing you, am I?

RAKEL: {\fad(250,250)}You are familiar
with Emanuel Vigeland.

The brothers' work was,
most likely influenced by their father,

...who turned to drink,
had an illegitimate child with a younger woman.

You can clearly see in,
each artist's case, the...

...the recurring themes of love,
perverted and betrayed...

EDDA: {\fad(250,250)}The good news is that with
this new version of the EviSync,

...from version 3.6
to version 4.0,

...allows you to manually push the data...

...back to the server,
using the cellular network.

The EviSync will automatically upload,
all the new data... the central police server, here,
every 12 hours.

We've also done some work,
on the fingerprint scanning software.

So, you will notice,
a significantly faster...

...opening time,
after scanning your fingerprint.

But please make sure,
that your fingerprint scans...

...are done cleanly,
and clearly from the start.

If you are experiencing a
high number of false scans,

...this is probably because your fingerprints
were scanned incorrectly from the start.

{\fad(250,250)}(INDISTINCT CHATTER)

That must be nearly a whole
week of mail this time.


Did I miss anything while I was away?

{\fad(250,250)}My uncle died.

Close, were you?

A leave of absence has to be formally requested,
in writing.

Doesn't matter who you are.

Backdate it,

...but I can't keep covering for you.

I'm dealing with it.

{\fad(250,250)}I need a case to work on.

I apologize for Oslo's low murder rate.

(INHALES) Let's, uh,
stick to the uncle story.

RAKEL: You scared my clients away.

HARRY: I didn't forget Oleg's birthday.
I got him concert tickets.

What did you do?

We took him for a pizza.

{\fad(250,250)}Oleg misses you.

{\fad(250,250)}He doesn't get along
very well with Mathias.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}What about you?

RAKEL: {\fad(250,250)}I'm not going to answer that.

{\fad(250,250)}He wants to meet his real father.

I don't think he's ready for that.

Thank you for walking me back home.

HARRY: See you at the game.

{\fad(250,250)}Tell Oleg,
I'm sorry I missed it.

{\fad(250,250)}(INDISTINCT CHATTER)

{\fad(250,250)}(CAR DOOR UNLOCKING)

{\fad(250,250)}(ENGINE STARTING)

{\fad(250,250)}(CELL PHONE CHIMES)

{\fad(250,250)}(CELL PHONE CHIMES)



The snowman.



{\fad(250,250)}I'll take a picture.

{\fad(250,250)}Beautiful, honey.

{\fad(250,250)}(CELL PHONE CHIMES)


– Hi.
– Hi.


JOSEPHINE: Can I borrow
your scarf?

– BIRTE: You want my scarf? Here.

I told you,
I had to leave by 8:00.

And I told you that I had
to help one of my students.


{\fad(250,250)}(HARRY GROANING)


It's the smoking room.

Yeah, but it's the only
place I can concentrate, so...

...I'm, um...
I'm Katrine Bratt.

Harry Hole.

I know who you are. We, um...
We actually studied your cases at the academy.

I didn't know they date back that far.

Yeah, you're up there
with the legends, so...

{\fad(250,250)}(MEN LAUGHING)

I don't know who you are.

No, I'm new. I, um...
I transferred from Bergen.

Actually, they've put me in your office.


{\fad(250,250)}(HARRY CLEARS THROAT)

{\fad(250,250)}(DOOR OPENS AND CLOSES)



{\fad(250,250)}(DOOR OPENS)


KATRINE: Okay, where can I drop you?
I'm on a call.

HARRY: It's okay.
I'm in no hurry.

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}So, why don't you have a car?

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}I don't have a license.

{\fad(250,250)}Missing persons?

Yeah, it's a woman.
The call just came in.

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}So, this machine is called "EviSync,"
and I will record you,, there's a little camera on the other side.
You're aware of it.


Would you like to walk me
through what happened?

Well, I saw Josephine in
the garden in her pajamas.

And uh,
I thought, "What is she doing out in this cold?"

So, I came over,
to check.

And she said she couldn't find her mother.

I tried calling the father, but
apparently, he's away on business.

RAFTO: {\fad(250,250)}How long has she been missing?

Two days.

She said she was going to visit a
friend, and she never came back.

Why did you,
come to me? I've been suspended.

Because you're a friend.

And you're a great detective.

But I don't want anyone
knowing about this just yet.

Not yet. I don't wanna go to the police.

Can you tell me,
what, was your wife seeing anyone?

I, uh,
checked her credit card bills.

She's been to see a pregnancy doctor.

Well, that...
That's great news, Frederik.


We haven't shared a bed in three years.

{\fad(250,250)}(CAR DOOR CLOSES)

(ON VOICEMAIL) {\fad(250,250)}This is Birte Becker.
Please leave a message.

{\fad(250,250)}This is Birte Becker.
Please leave a message.

{\fad(250,250)}This is Birte Becker.

{\fad(250,250)}(HARRY IMITATES DONKEY)

Hello, Mr. Donkey.

Can I sit down?

{\fad(250,250)}It's a nice place you've
got here, Mr. Donkey.


Did you do this by yourself?

My mom helped me.

Was she in a good mood
when she got home?


And what about your dad?

He was grumpy again,
cause Mommy was late.

Did she call to say she'd be late?

My dad doesn't want me to have a phone.

She didn't phone the house?

Is he grumpy often?

Has your mother been upset lately,

{\fad(250,250)}...when your father's been grumpy?

Have you ever seen her cry?

But I saw Daddy cry.


A few nights ago.
He saw me, too.

What did he do?

Locked himself in the bathroom.

Where was Mommy when he was crying?

She'd gone out.

– {\fad(250,250)}(CELL PHONE RINGS)
– {\fad(250,250)}Oh...


{\fad(250,250)}Yeah, is this Filip Becker?
Yeah, I'm gonna have to call you back.

I better go.
Thank you.

He cried last week.

Why did you build the
snowman facing the house?

I didn't build the snowman.

(ON VOICEMAIL) {\fad(250,250)}This is Birte Becker.
Please leave a message.

{\fad(250,250)}This is Birte Becker.
Please leave a message.

Do you want a coffee, or something?


Look, you're not gonna try
and sleep with me, are you?


Okay, good.

She'll show up.
She's having an affair.

She left her coat and her
handbag in the house,

...and the front door was open.

Even if you're having an affair, do not leave your child like that.

And, Harry, she's not the only one.

Look, this is Hege Dahl.
Missing two weeks.

Similar age, young children.
Unhappy marriage.

Talk to the husband.


OFFICER 1: (ON RADIO) {\fad(250,250)}411 to dispatch.
Dispatch, do you receive?

DISPATCH: {\fad(250,250)}Go ahead, 411.

OFFICER 1: {\fad(250,250)}Up in,
Mount Ulriken.

{\fad(250,250)}It looks like a homicide.

{\fad(250,250)}Adult female. It's hard to see from here, but,
uh, there's a lot of blood.

{\fad(250,250)}A group of school children found her.

{\fad(250,250)}I've got a problem.
Rafto just showed up.

{\fad(250,250)}What the hell's he doing there?

{\fad(250,250)}He's been suspended.

{\fad(250,250)}Try telling him that.

{\fad(250,250)}(STATIC ON WALKIE TALKIE)

OFFICER 1: {\fad(250,250)}We'll send the
kids down with their teacher.

{\fad(250,250)}Make sure there's a care
officer to meet them,

{\fad(250,250)}...and someone to deal with the parents.

TEACHER: {\fad(250,250)}One of the children,
they heard a noise,

{\fad(250,250)}...and they went to see what it was.

SVENSON: {\fad(250,250)}Listen, listen.
John, John.

{\fad(250,250)}I'm gonna need you
to calm down. Calm down.

It's important that you answer my
questions and give me the information.

OFFICER 2: Who's in charge?
OFFICER 1: {\fad(250,250)}Svenson.

OFFICER 2: {\fad(250,250)}Jesus.

OFFICER 1: {\fad(250,250)}It gets worse.
Rafto just arrived.

OFFICER 2: {\fad(250,250)}Perfect,
the drunk and the halfwit.

{\fad(250,250)}Just keep them apart, will you?

OFFICER 1: {\fad(250,250)}I'll see what I can do.

Where are you going?


{\fad(250,250)}(SEAGULLS SQUAWKING)


{\fad(250,250)}(SQUAWKING CONTINUES)

{\fad(250,250)}(DOOR OPENS)

– MAN: {\fad(250,250)}We're closed.
– It's all right.

You have something of mine.

It's not yours.

Cold case.

– I have clearance to take it out, you don't.

So, what? You're gonna report me?

{\fad(250,250)}Eli Kvale.
Tell me.

She was married.
She left three children.

The 12th of November,
six years ago, she went missing.

And the day she vanished,
it was snowing.

{\fad(250,250)}Hege Dahl,
disappeared the 8th of November.

{\fad(250,250)}The day she went missing,
it was snowing.

Not unusual, it's winter.

Now, Birte Becker.

{\fad(250,250)}The night she disappeared...

– Snowing.
– Yeah.

I think it's the falling snow
that sets the killer off.

And furthermore,
they all married,

...they all have children.

Did you talk to Filip Becker?

Nine times out of 10, the husband did it.

He was interviewed,
and his alibi is solid. He was 100 miles away.

Have you eaten?


No, I haven't. I'm hungry.

FILIP: {\fad(250,250)}"Twenty-eighth, handball."

{\fad(250,250)}Josephine's handball match.

F. Lunch."

{\fad(250,250)}That's lunch,
with her friend, Frida.

I don't see the point in doing this.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}I won't keep you much longer.

{\fad(250,250)}(FILIP SIGHS)

"Ninth, Vetlesen." He's her doctor.


Do you have any idea why
your wife went to see him?


Dr. Vetlesen.


"Tenth, yoga."

{\fad(250,250)}Is there any reason you can think of...

...why your wife might disappear so suddenly?

Your marriage,

...was everything all right?

Were either of you having an affair?

JOSEPHINE: {\fad(250,250)}Daddy!

Come on!

FILIP: {\fad(250,250)}I promised her we'd walk
around the neighborhood... see if we could find her mother.

{\fad(250,250)}I'm just gonna get my jacket, darling!

Come out!

{\fad(250,250)}(CONVERSING IN RUSSIAN)

{\fad(250,250)}(INTERCOM BEEPS)

{\fad(250,250)}(GATE LOCK BUZZES)

{\fad(250,250)}(SPEAKING RUSSIAN)

{\fad(250,250)}Step inside.

{\fad(250,250)}(CROWD CHEERING)

I thought you wouldn't remember.


HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Is he still giving you a hard time?

If you want, I can talk to him.

– CROWD: Oh!
– Oh!

Just have fun tonight.
He misses you.

MATHIAS: {\fad(250,250)}Hi, Harry.

Good to see you.

Sorry I'm late, honey.

Have you had anything to eat?

No, I'll,
I'll grab something later.

No, no, no, but I've got vouchers.

– Yeah?
– Yep.

Hot dog, or hot dog.

(LAUGHS) Well,
hot dog, then.


get something to eat with Oleg after.


So, how are things with you?

– All right.
– Yeah?

A bit tired.

You've been working too hard, haven't you?

I can't sleep.

You should try Valzetat.
It's a new one.

It'll help you sleep.

I can give you a prescription right now.

– Really?
– Yeah.

With that?


{\fad(250,250)}(CROWD CHEERING)
{\fad(250,250)}(REFEREE BLOWS WHISTLE)

OLEG: {\fad(250,250)}She won't allow me to
try and find my father.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Your mother should be
the judge of that.

OLEG: {\fad(250,250)}She won't listen to me.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}She's worried about you.

All she cares about is herself.

All she cares about is you.

That's why she dumped me.
I'm such a bad influence.

She's concerned.

Concerned about,

The fact that you run away from home.

The fact that you've been drinking.

So, you're gonna give me a lecture,
about drinking?

Don't be a prick.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Your mum told me
the school's arranged...

{\fad(250,250)}...a father-and-son
camping trip.

If you want, I can come.

you're not her boyfriend anymore.



Yeah. Yeah,
I want you to come.

You sure?



– So, what's the big surprise?
– Uh...

Let's find out.
Someone at work got me the tickets.

{\fad(250,250)}(OFF-KEY SINGING)
{\fad(250,250)}(MAN CHEERING)

OLEG: {\fad(250,250)}You've got a message.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Let me see what it says!

I gotta make a call!
You staying here?

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}Harry, there's another missing woman.
In Geilo this time.

That's not our jurisdiction.

{\fad(250,250)}I think we should have a look at this.

{\fad(250,250)}I'm gonna be with you in two minutes,

{\fad(250,250)}Her husband specifically asked for you.

– OLEG: Hello.
– MATHIAS: {\fad(250,250)}Hi.

I didn't expect you so early.

– HARRY: Something came up.
– Oh.

MATHIAS: {\fad(250,250)}Hi, Harry.

– Hi.
– RAKEL: How was the concert?

(STAMMERS) Yeah, it was,
it was great.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}We spoke.

I'm taking him on the,
father-and-son camping trip...


See you.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Hey.


– HARRY: Take me home.
– We'll go in the morning. (CAR DOOR CLOSES)

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Who reported her missing?

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}Her husband, last night,

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Sylvia Ottersen,
33 years old.

Married twice.

{\fad(250,250)}But no children.




HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Hello?

{\fad(250,250)}(HENS SQUAWKING)

{\fad(250,250)}(SQUAWKING CONTINUES)

– Hi.
– Hi.

Can I help you?

Yeah, well, we're with the Oslo Police.

We got the,
missing persons call.

Who's missing?

Sylvia Ottersen.

I'm Sylvia Ottersen.

What, you're Sylvia Ottersen? Why...

Why would your husband report you missing?

No idea.
He's not the kind to play practical jokes.

– Is he here?
– No.

He's gone to the station to pick up my sister.

Well, I guess it must be a prank call.

We didn't know where you were,, we had a look inside the house.

I turned your music off.

{\fad(250,250)}Sorry about that.

Thank you.

Can I just ask you,
is it just you and your husband,

...or do you have any children?

No, it's just us.

thank you.

SYLVIA: {\fad(250,250)}What the hell
do you think you're doing?

You know damn well what I'm talking about.

Calling the police, telling them I'm missing.

You think that's funny?

Don't you understand?
It's over.

I don't want to see you again.

No, it wasn't your child.
It was mine.

If you call one more time,
I'm going to the police.

{\fad(250,250)}(HENS CLUCKING)

{\fad(250,250)}(HENS SQUAWKING)


{\fad(250,250)}HQ to DC Bratt.

{\fad(250,250)}DC Bratt.

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}Yeah, speaking.

WOMAN: {\fad(250,250)}We've had a missing persons report,

{\fad(250,250)}...a woman named Sylvia Ottersen.

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}I know she's fine.
We, we just left her.

the call came in two minutes ago.

{\fad(250,250)}Her husband asked specifically for Inspector Hole.

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}How could...

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Turn the car around.


Sorry we're back, Mrs. Ottersen.

We just wanted to make sure you were all right.

I'm Ane Pedersen.

Sylvia's my sister.
We're twins. Who are you?

{\fad(250,250)}(HENS CLUCKING)

{\fad(250,250)}(SIRENS WAILING)

{\fad(250,250)}(POLICE RADIO CHATTER)
{\fad(250,250)}(CAMERA CLICKING)

MAN 1: {\fad(250,250)}Is that enough?

MAN 2: {\fad(250,250)}Yeah, keep going.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Did you find Hagen?

He's at the dinner at City Hall.

MAN 1: {\fad(250,250)}Keep it clear if you can.

ANE: {\fad(250,250)}She was a free spirit.

Oh she always liked men,

...ever since we were teenagers.

{\fad(250,250)}She was a good person.

She didn't want to hurt anyone.

It's just the way she was.

I know your sister didn't have any children.

It was just that there was something... her reaction, that when I asked...

She was pregnant.

She wasn't sure who the father was.

She got rid of the baby a few weeks ago.

{\fad(250,250)}(INDISTINCT CHATTER)

MALE ANNOUNCER: {\fad(250,250)}Ladies and gentlemen,

{\fad(250,250)}...introducing our guest of honor,

{\fad(250,250)}...king of industry,

{\fad(250,250)}...and head of Oslo's Winter Games bid,
Arve Stop!

So lovely of you to be here for us.

VETLESEN: {\fad(250,250)}I'm not on the list,
but I know many of these people.

{\fad(250,250)}I'm supposed to be on the list.

I'm a close, old friend,
of Arve Stop's, you see.

{\fad(250,250)}There's been some kind
of misunderstanding.

GUARD: {\fad(250,250)}I have a person
named Vetlesen.

{\fad(250,250)}Come on up.
You can come here.

GUARD: {\fad(250,250)}He says he's a friend of Arve Stop.

– No. Wait, wait.
– No, it's fine, it's fine.

No, just relax, just relax.

{\fad(250,250)}(GUESTS APPLAUDING)

STOP: {\fad(250,250)}I run over a dozen companies.

{\fad(250,250)}When people ask me why...

...I've given up so much of my time,
to lead this bid,

{\fad(250,250)}I tell them it's because,
I never had these opportunities.

When I was a boy,

...the only winter sports I engaged in were...

...the uphill snow shovel,
and the 50-meter firewood carry.

{\fad(250,250)}(ALL LAUGHING)

{\fad(250,250)}That is why,
I believe, passionately that this Cup... about much more than just,
publicity for our fair city.


Just missing persons for now,

...but the pattern,
is disturbing.

And I received this.


It isn't just the letter.

He reported her missing before he killed her.

He was watching us the entire time.

What do you need?

A small team.

I'll set up a separate incident room at the mill.

All right,
but I don't want a word of this to be leaked...

To the press.

Press. Yeah,
not until this fucking bid is over.

VETLESEN: {\fad(250,250)}You look very pretty tonight.
You know that.

{\fad(250,250)}And now you're trying to...
You see, now you try to smile.

{\fad(250,250)}Smile, smile. That's great.

Does this strike you as the
proper time and place for this?


{\fad(250,250)}(CAMERA CLICKS)


– VETLESEN: What? Arve?

What? No, don't cry.


– Why...
– {\fad(250,250)}(DOOR CLOSES)



HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Hey.


Get out.

Get out!

{\fad(250,250)}(DOG WHIMPERING)

MOLD MAN: {\fad(250,250)}Hey!

{\fad(250,250)}Oi, mate!

MAGNUS: {\fad(250,250)}Annette Elden,
33, disappeared 12th of December, 2006.

{\fad(250,250)}Her head washed ashore,
near Arendal,

{\fad(250,250)} of the body never found.

Forensic reports,
indicate saw marks on her neck.


...two children,
by different fathers.

I've got the names and the addresses...

...of Sylvia Ottersen's boyfriends.

Now, she went to the clinic
the second of November,

...but they won't break,
patient confidentiality.

They do, however,
perform abortions.

What is it?

– Magnus, get me the list.
– MAGNUS: What list?

The list of doctors at the Gellion.

I'm thinking that he's going,
after women that he disapproves of.

Here. All the doctors at Gellion,
from the last five years.

How did he know?
How did he know Sylvia Ottersen was pregnant?

"Idar Vetlesen."

Birte Becker had an appointment with the same doctor.


Dr. Idar Vetlesen?

that's me.

Step in.

Birte Becker and Sylvia Ottersen
were both patients of yours?

Uh no,
uh they were both patients at the clinic.

I never met Sylvia Ottersen.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Can you tell me who treated her?

What no, I'm bound by patient confidentiality.

She's dead.


Oh, no.

Well, doctor confidentiality.

In theory, would it be possible for
you to access her medical files?

Even if you didn't treat her yourself.

Well, in theory, yes.

The doctors at the clinic have access to the files of,
every patient...

...should they choose to look at them,
which I did not.

What did you see Birte Becker about?

well that is uh, confidential.

How do you know Arve Stop?

– Arve?
– Hmm.

Well, I've known Arve for years.

I do research in premature birth.

We have a small charity, and,
Arve Stop is one of our biggest supporters.

Huh. I wouldn't have thought that a man...

...who goes on so much about family values...

...would support a clinic that specializes in abortion.

Well, we specialize in many different areas.

And Mr. Stop,
supports our research in premature birth.

So, do you see each other socially?

(CHUCKLES) Yeah, well,
that depends on how you mean...

It is quite simple, actually.
Do you have friends in common?

Yes, we mix in the same circles,

Why are you...

Have you ever practiced in other
parts of the country, Dr. Vetlesen?

– Yes.

I have, in Eidsvoll,
in Lillehammer...

...I see you have a picture of
Mon Plaisir pavilion, in Bergen.

Yes, in Bergen.

Do you live alone?

Yes, I, uh...
I am a reluctant bachelor.

Is there anyone in the house right now?

Because I thought I saw someone
in the window when I passed.

Well, if you want to take a look around,

...I will need to see a search warrant.

In fact,
if you don't mind,

...I would like to call my lawyer...

...before I answer any more,
of your questions.

That won't be necessary,
Dr. Vetlesen.

You can bring your lawyer
when we see you next time.

{\fad(250,250)}(DOOR CLOSES)

– HARRY: Hey.
– Hey.

What was that?


He isn't a suspect yet.
We need his permission to search the house.

(SCOFFS) I know that.

Why'd you ask him about Arve Stop?

I saw a picture of them both together.


And it was an innocent question.

Anyone can see he's trying to hide something.

EDDA: {\fad(250,250)}Like a Netflix type thing. Oh, hey.


If you hadn't told me to look out for it,

...I'd have assumed she was
attached to his security detail.


It's her password.

STOP: (ON VIDEO) {\fad(250,250)}Does this
strike you as the proper time...

{\fad(250,250)}...and place for this?

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Arve Stop.

STOP: {\fad(250,250)}Idiot.

EDDA: {\fad(250,250)}She filmed him... rallies, at restaurants,
at home.

Do you want a ride?



{\fad(250,250)}(DOOR CLOSES)

MAN 1: (ON PA) {\fad(250,250)}The 8:45 train to Bergen,
is leaving from platform five.

Oh, sorry.

MAN 2: (ON PA) {\fad(250,250)}This is
the 8:45 service to Bergen,

{\fad(250,250)}...stopping at Gol,
Finse, Voss, and Bergen.

{\fad(250,250)}The next station is Gol.

{\fad(250,250)}Hi, Harry.


Hiding in the playroom, are we?


Don't worry. I'm,
I'm getting off at the next stop.

– Going far?
– Bergen.

Rather you than me.

Then again,

...I am attending a three-day conference...

...on bio-identical hormone restoration.

I thought you were a plastic surgeon.

Well, you know,
cosmetic surgery needs to move with the times, too.

We're swapping the scalpel for
hormone replacement therapy.

If you can slow down the aging process,

...there won't be any need for face lifts, will there?

– I'll bear that in mind.

So, how's the prescription working?

– Sleeping like a baby.
– Splendid.

So, you,
canceled the Oleg thing.

The school trip,
weren't you supposed to...

Oh, shit.

– Oh, shit.
– I'm sorry, Harry.

{\fad(250,250)}Ah... I'm sure he's fine.
He knows how busy you are.


Look. Look, you're,
you're not his father, Harry.

What does that mean?

Well, uh...

...I don't have to be his
father to care about him.

I was just trying to say that...'s a big enough responsibility
for a real father, isn't it?

Let alone you and me.

– I'm sorry, Harry.
– No.

RAKEL: {\fad(250,250)}Did you hear from him?

– Why can't I go? Can I go with you?
– OLEG: Just go.

Hi, Oleg. It's Mathias.

You know what? I forgot to
check my messages last night,

...and Harry called to say that,
he couldn't make your trip.

No, I know.

No, well, he couldn't get through to you,

...or your mom apparently, so...

No, it's totally my fault, Oleg.

Yes, yes.
I'm sorry.

I'm sorry, Oleg. Yes.


So, see you in a few days, then,

...when I'm back from
the conference. Yeah.

You didn't have to do that.

{\fad(250,250)}(INDISTINCT CHATTER)

Hey, Aasen.
Somebody here to speak to you.


My family owned all of these buildings,

...and that house over there, too.

Arve Stop worked for us back then.

He was bright,

My father,
really believed in him.

The business wasn't going very well,
so, we, uh, offered him a stake.

Within a year,
he had forced us out.

Sold the land for a fortune.

Have any of my colleagues been in touch with,
you recently?

– A young lady?
– No.

FREDERIK: {\fad(250,250)}I look at this picture now.

{\fad(250,250)}I see Laila staring at him.

No idea at the time.

Family man,

Do you remember the name of your wife's doctor?

Morton Freiberg.

Did she ever see,
someone called "Vetlesen"?


Dr. Idar Vetlesen.


Any idea where I might find the officer...

...who's in charge of the case?


He died.

Yeah, he died,
around the same time.

{\fad(250,250)}(DOOR CLOSES)


RAFTO: {\fad(250,250)}Detective Rafto.

{\fad(250,250)}Can you connect me
to Haukeland Hospital?

– WOMAN: Rafto.
– {\fad(250,250)}(LIVELY CHATTER)

SVENSON: {\fad(250,250)}What is this?
Am I under arrest?

A cake!

Yeah, I need some information on a patient,
Laila Aasen.

No, I don't...

Listen to me.
I don't know the admitting doctor.

But perhaps she was
there for an abortion.

{\fad(250,250)}♪ Happy birthday to you... ♪

Well, then, I'll come down there...

...with a fucking warrant myself.

{\fad(250,250)}♪ Happy birthday, dear Svenson... ♪

{\fad(250,250)}♪ Happy birthday to you... ♪

– SVENSON: Rafto.
– RAFTO: (SIGHS) {\fad(250,250)}Idiot.

CROWD: {\fad(250,250)}Hip, hip, hooray!
Hip, hip, hooray!

RAFTO: {\fad(250,250)}Fucking incompetent sons of bitches.

Oi! Rafto!


{\fad(250,250)}(UPBEAT MUSIC PLAYING)

In, in!
Get back!

Get back in!
Get back in!

{\fad(250,250)}♪ Happy birthday to you ♪

SVENSON: {\fad(250,250)}You idiot!

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}I heard he was a great detective.

(SCOFFS) He was a suicidal maniac.

They were gonna suspend him, anyway.

They found stuff in his drawers.

Items he'd stolen from various crime scenes.

Is this him?

SVENSON: {\fad(250,250)}Where'd you get this?

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}From a colleague.

that's him.

He had this cabin,
up on the coast.

Used to go up there to get smashed.

He was probably drunk when he shot himself.

What's this,
on the floor?

They look like coffee beans.

Maybe he was trying to sober up after all.


You didn't check?

The cabin was locked,
from the inside,

...and he looked like that,
when they found him.

There wasn't anything,
to check.

Did he have any family?

Wife, who left him,
a year before he killed himself.

I think there was a daughter.

Do you know where she is now?

Not a clue.

Is the cabin still there?

RAFTO: {\fad(250,250)}What are you doing
with my fucking gun, you idiot?

{\fad(250,250)}(UPBEAT MUSIC PLAYING)

MAN: {\fad(250,250)}Here's the papers you asked for.

Where's Harry?

In Bergen.

{\fad(250,250)}(CHIMING RAPIDLY)

{\fad(250,250)}(PHONE RINGING)

– Hello?
– WOMAN: Mr. Hole?

This is Harry Hole's phone.

Can I speak to him?

He's not here right now, but,
I can take the message for him.

{\fad(250,250)}Right, okay.

{\fad(250,250)}Uh, this is Rebecca,
NRS at Telenor.

We picked up a signal from
a missing person's phone.

Case number MP two.

Um... I don't have any files in front of me.
Um, who's that?

I'll check.
Birte Becker.

What, it...
is it transmitting now?

just got it in minutes ago.

Yeah, but wait, wait.
Is it moving right now?


I'll send you the coordinates.

No, just... What's the address?

{\fad(250,250)}Uh, Parkway 1, 0139, Oslo.

You're sure that's correct?

{\fad(250,250)}Yes, Parkway 1.

MAGNUS: {\fad(250,250)}Hey,
are you all right?

{\fad(250,250)}(INTERCOM BUZZING)

{\fad(250,250)}(ON VOICEMAIL) {\fad(250,250)}This is Birte Becker.
Please leave a message.


{\fad(250,250)}(BEEPING CONTINUES)


{\fad(250,250)}(CAR SPEEDING AWAY)



– In his own garage?
– Yeah.

{\fad(250,250)}(INDISTINCT CHATTER)

The great, Harry Hole.

How many bodies?

Birte Becker,
and Ms. Dahl.

– Where's Katrine?
– Suspended.

She got a call telling her
they traced the Becker phone,

...and didn't think to tell anyone.

I asked you where she was.

That's not my problem right now.

He shot himself straight on.

How do you do that with a shotgun?

It's too long,
you'd have to angle it.

The pellet marks should
be up there somewhere.

Luckily, we have experts to determine that.

You sure he was alone?

The garage door was closed.

One set of footprints.

We found two bodies in the house,
and Birte Becker's phone.

It was a suicide.

Case closed.

Mathias, listen,
I have no idea where he's gone.

Yes, I've checked my messages, he hasn't called.

Oh, well, how can you help?
You're at your bloody conference!

Can I keep this?

MAGNUS: {\fad(250,250)}No.

Can I keep this?

{\fad(250,250)}(MAGNUS SIGHS)

Yeah, sure.

She's not picking up.



{\fad(250,250)}(BOTH GRUNTING)

{\fad(250,250)}(KATRINE GROANS)

KATRINE: Get off!

{\fad(250,250)}(BOTH GRUNTING)

HARRY: Stop!

{\fad(250,250)}(KATRINE PANTING)

{\fad(250,250)}(KATRINE SIGHS)

I guess congratulations are in order.

You know it wasn't that creep.

Vetlesen didn't commit suicide.

Someone killed him because we got too close.

{\fad(250,250)}(KATRINE SIGHS)

Like your father.

My father would never have committed suicide.

He would never have left me like that.

Get off me.
Get off me. Get off me!

Get off me!

Get off me, you fucking drunk!

Get off!

Get off. (SNIFFLING)


I'm a drunk.

Like your father.

{\fad(250,250)}(HARRY SIGHS)

{\fad(250,250)}(KATRINE SIGHS)

{\fad(250,250)}(LIGHTER CLICKS)


Laila Aasen and Arve Stop
were having an affair,

...and that's the last thing
my father was investigating...

...before he got killed.

You broke into Vetlesen's house...

...because you were afraid I'd
find out this was personal...

...and take you off the case.

Vetlesen was his pimp!

And they were both in Bergen
when the murders started.

I know how much you want this,

...but you can't force the pieces to fit.

I called the Gellion Clinic,
and Vetlesen wasn't even working...

...the day he was supposed to meet Birte Becker.

They found two dead bodies in his house,

...and Birte Becker's phone.

Yeah well, isn't that convenient, then?

So, Hagen has his killer,
and Arve Stop's safe, and no questions are asked.

Do you actually think he killed them?

I don't know.

I don't think either of us do for sure.

Maybe this will bring your balls back.

I'm gonna need your weapon.

It's right there in front of you.

Why did he call you Cloudberry?

Because I liked,
Cloudberry jam with ice cream.


{\fad(250,250)}(INDISTINCT CHATTER)


Oleg ran away again.

{\fad(250,250)}(MUSIC PLAYING)

{\fad(250,250)}(INDISTINCT CHATTER)

{\fad(250,250)}(MUSIC STOPS)

STOP: {\fad(250,250)}It doesn't really matter if,
we win or lose this bid tonight.

{\fad(250,250)}What matters most is that...

{\fad(250,250)}...we celebrate the way
this has brought us together,

{\fad(250,250)}...and use that energy to restore
the values that make Norway great.

And so, it doesn't matter,
if, uh 56 minutes and 33 seconds from now,

...but who's counting?

{\fad(250,250)}(PEOPLE LAUGHING)

If the World Cup goes to,
Beijing or Denver or Montreal.

Because I believe in my heart,

...Oslo has already won.

ALL: {\fad(250,250)}Cheers!

I tried calling.
I thought he might be with you.

– Uh...
– He's okay, he's uh...

He's at a friend's house.

Just didn't bother calling me.

What did you argue about?

(SIGHS) He doesn't
want to leave the city.

I thought that,
change would be, good for him.

Well, for me, too.


Um, Mathias has a house, uh,
up in Telemark.

because he consults all over the place,'s not too inconvenient.

I saw him the other day,
he didn't mention anything.

Is that really what you want?

I don't know what I want.

I miss you.

STOP: {\fad(250,250)}Well, in my head,
I know it's 50-50, but in my heart, 100%.

– Thank you for coming.
– Mr. Stop?

Mr. Stop, I'm sorry. I, um...

...I just want to thank you.
I, really liked your speech.

I found it very,
very moving.

Well you see, I, um...

...I was an orphan,
myself, so...

Well, doesn't have to be
a disadvantage, young lady.

It can motivate us, too.


Oh, yes. (CHUCKLES)

I work in Bergen with,
with young people in a care center,

...and I know how,
how very busy you are,

...but if you're ever in the city...

...I started my career in Bergen.

Write to me.
I'll see what I can do.

Yes. I'm so sorry.
I know...

...I know people are waiting to talk to you.
Thank you.

– Not at all.
– Oh.

{\fad(250,250)}(CAMERA CLICKS)



Mr. Stop,
wanted me to let you know...

– much he enjoyed your conversation.
– Oh.

It's, um,
room 472.

He'll be free after the announcement,

...if there's,
anything else you'd like to ask him.

Thank you.



{\fad(250,250)}(MUSIC PLAYING)

{\fad(250,250)}(TURNS MUSIC OFF)

{\fad(250,250)}(CELL PHONE RINGING)

RAKEL: {\fad(250,250)}Mathias.

MATHIAS: {\fad(250,250)}Where are you?

– I just tried calling you on the landline.
– {\fad(250,250)}(SIGHS)

I'm at Harry's.


Because I phoned Eric's parents,

...and Oleg wasn't there, either,
so, I...

{\fad(250,250)}I know. I found him.

He was with another friend.

Are you okay?

Yes, I, I'm fine now.



{\fad(250,250)}I've got to run to one of those boring dinners,

...but I'll call you in the morning,
when I'm back. Okay?

RAKEL: {\fad(250,250)}Shit!

You couldn't have asked another doctor?


MAN: (ON PA) {\fad(250,250)}Two minutes,
ladies and gentlemen.

{\fad(250,250)}(INDISTINCT CHATTER)

{\fad(250,250)}(TAPE RECORDER CLICKS)

{\fad(250,250)}(TAPE REWINDS)




{\fad(250,250)}And to all our viewers around the world,
thank you...

{\fad(250,250)}...for joining us here
tonight at the Hotel...

(GASPS) No! No!

No! Stop!


{\fad(250,250)}...of Beijing, Denver,
Oslo, and Montreal.


{\fad(250,250)}(MUFFLED SCREAMING)

{\fad(250,250)}(SYRINGE HISSES)

{\fad(250,250)} with every competition,
there can only be one winner.


{\fad(250,250)}...that the 15th Winter Sports World Cup,
has been awarded to...

CROWD: {\fad(250,250)}...three, two, one!

– ...Oslo!
– {\fad(250,250)}(CROWD CHEERING)

{\fad(250,250)}(BAND PLAYING)

{\fad(250,250)}(FIREWORKS EXPLODING)


{\fad(250,250)}(FIREWORKS EXPLODING)
{\fad(250,250)}(ALL CHEERING)

{\fad(250,250)}Stop! Stop! Stop! Stop!

{\fad(250,250)}Congrats to us all.


That's the last of her files to download.

{\fad(250,250)}There's nothing after that.

Get me a list of all the phone calls...

...and appointments she made while I was away.



{\fad(250,250)}(MAGNUS SNIFFLES)

When was this taken?

Two days ago.

– FILIP: (ON VIDEO) No, no, no! I'm late...
– KATRINE: I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry!

I'm late to get her to school!
I have to get to work.

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}I am sorry. I have one
quick question I need to ask you.

FILIP: {\fad(250,250)}We have been over this,
hundreds of times.

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}I know we have
been over this 100 times,

{\fad(250,250)}...but I need to
sort something out.

{\fad(250,250)}Dr. Vetlesen,
was not working at the clinic...

{\fad(250,250)}...the day your wife was
supposed to see him.

{\fad(250,250)}He wasn't there.

– So, she got the day wrong.

– How... Josephine, in the car.

FILIP: How the hell am I supposed
to remember what day we saw him?

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}Sir, I'm just trying to
find your wife. Please help me.

FILIP: {\fad(250,250)}How the hell am I supposed to
remember what day we saw him?

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}Sir, I'm just trying to
find your wife. Please help me.

FILIP: {\fad(250,250)}How the hell am I supposed
to remember what day we saw him?

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}Sir,
I'm trying to find your wife.

FILIP: {\fad(250,250)}How the hell am I supposed to
remember what day we saw him?

KATRINE: {\fad(250,250)}Sir,
I'm trying to find your wife.

– {\fad(250,250)}...what day we saw him?
– Sir...

– {\fad(250,250)}...what day we saw him?
– Sir...

I want all those files.

Give me your car keys.

– What?
– And your phone.

{\fad(250,250)}(KEYS JANGLING)


You told me Vetlesen was your
wife's doctor when we spoke.

And that you had no idea
why she'd gone to see him.


But you told my colleague
you both went to see him.

(SIGHS) She must
have misheard me.

She recorded the interview.


Darling, go back inside.
I'll come in in a minute, okay?

Good girl.

She isn't mine.

Birte and I were trying for another child.

We thought it might save our marriage.

We had blood tests done at the
clinic for hormone treatment,

...and it came out,

...she wasn't mine.

I am infertile.

I've always been infertile.

Can't have children.

{\fad(250,250)}But she is mine.
Do you understand?

{\fad(250,250)}How can I not love her?

But you didn't see Vetlesen
the day you found out.


No, we saw some,
hormone specialist.

A visiting consultant.

Do you know his name?

{\fad(250,250)}(KNOCKING ON DOOR)


{\fad(250,250)}(CELL PHONE RINGING)

{\fad(250,250)}Just a second.

Damn it.

{\fad(250,250)}(KNOCKING CONTINUES)

I said I'm coming!

You never called.

Is Oleg back?

What? Oleg? He...

He's at school.


Is Harry here?




How did he convince you,
to give him those pills?

He didn't.

You didn't have to do it for me.

I didn't do it for you.

{\fad(250,250)}(DOOR CLOSES AND LOCKS)

It was never about you.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}I'm outside his house.

{\fad(250,250)}I can't reach Rakel.
Send someone to her apartment.

MATHIAS: {\fad(250,250)}Oleg.

{\fad(250,250)}Sorry to keep you waiting.


Why do you have Mum's phone?

Come on.

{\fad(250,250)}(CAMERA CLICKS)

{\fad(250,250)}(RAKEL'S CELL PHONE

You and I have more in
common than you think.

I didn't know who my father was, either.

{\fad(250,250)}(CAMERA CLICKS)

track Rakel's phone.

Sorry, I...

{\fad(250,250)}(TIRES SCREECHING)

All right.

Okay, Harry,
we just picked up her signal,

{\fad(250,250)}...heading west
towards Telemark.

{\fad(250,250)}It is a red Volvo,
registered to a Mathias Lund-Helgesen,

...Rjukan, 2421.

{\fad(250,250)}The house is pretty remote.

There's, there's an access road, but that's it.

And there's a big lake around it.

{\fad(250,250)}Helicopters are grounded because of the weather,

{\fad(250,250)}...but Delta is on their way.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Anything on Mathias' family?

MAGNUS: {\fad(250,250)}Okay, I've
got something here.

Jonas Lund-Helgesen,
former police officer, lost his job in '89.

{\fad(250,250)}A scandal involving a woman,
drowning in a car.

{\fad(250,250)}Probable suicide.

{\fad(250,250)}She had a son.


{\fad(250,250)}Father unknown.


{\fad(250,250)}He was sent to an orphanage.

HARRY: {\fad(250,250)}Who led the investigation...

{\fad(250,250)}...into the woman's disappearance?

MAGNUS: {\fad(250,250)}Some local talent,
in the village nearby.

– HARRY: What's his name?
– {\fad(250,250)}Jonas Lund-Helgesen.

Jonas! No,
please, stop!

MAGNUS: {\fad(250,250)}Harry?

We've lost him.



Sit down, Harry.

Pass me the gun.

I didn't think you'd find me.

Perhaps the pills helped, after all.

I spoke to Filip Becker.

MATHIAS: {\fad(250,250)}What's going to happen...

...when Josephine Becker finds out,
he isn't her father?

She'll still love him.

Wrong answer.

Let's try again.

Was it right for Sylvia Ottersen,
to kill her unborn child...

...simply because she couldn't
keep track of who the father was?

That was her choice.

Too short.

Maybe she was afraid.

What about you, Harry?

You have a woman who loves you.

A boy who's devoted to you.

Why did you abandon them?

– They deserve better.

Too easy.

– Because I'm selfish.

I'm an addict.

There isn't enough room for them.


MATHIAS: You know, when I first
saw your picture in the papers...

...with all those medals,

...I thought, "That man,
must have a perfect family."

And here you are.

{\fad(250,250)}Last question.

This boy,

{\fad(250,250)}...who doesn't even know
who his father is,

{\fad(250,250)}...who's had to put up
with so many men...

{\fad(250,250)} you and me,
taking his place...

Does his mother deserve to live?

Why don't you ask him?

{\fad(250,250)}(MATHIAS GROANS)

{\fad(250,250)}(BOTH GRUNTING)

{\fad(250,250)}(HARRY SCREAMING)

{\fad(250,250)}(HARRY GROANING)

You all right?

Kill him.

Kill him.

Kill him!

{\fad(250,250)}(WIND HOWLING)


Come on!

I'm ready!
I'm here!

Come on!


{\fad(250,250)}(HARRY GROANING)

{\fad(250,250)}(CONTINUES GROANING)

I know why you blame her.

{\fad(250,250)}You've been wrong,
the whole time.

{\fad(250,250)}It wasn't her.

{\fad(250,250)}It wasn't your mother
who didn't want you.

{\fad(250,250)}It was your father.

It would've been better for him...

...had you not been born.


{\fad(250,250)}(SIGHS DEEPLY)


{\fad(250,250)}The pathologist detected traces of the drug,

{\fad(250,250)}But the direct cause
of death was drowning

{\fad(250,250)} a result of blood,
filling her lungs.

{\fad(250,250)}Twenty-four stab wounds
were found in her mouth,

{\fad(250,250)}...all at regular intervals,
and at the same depth, seven centimeters.

{\fad(250,250)}Pathologist can't determine
what kind of weapon was used.

{\fad(250,250)}And he's never seen anything like it.

I'll take it.