The Truth Will Out
Detective Peter Wendel wants to create an elite team of investigators to crack cold cases. When the police receive a tip that Sweden’s most notorious serial killer is a fraud, and therefore eight killers might have gone free, Wendel gets his chance-but only the dregs of the force are available to work the case. Can his lowly group solve these high-profile crimes? Swedish with English subtitles.
- 1. Episode 1August 20, 201843min13+Audio languagesSvenskaDetective Peter Wendel is assembling a new cold-case group, but the only people who apply for the job are Jorma and Caijsa, two cops who hate each other. But then an attorney is found murdered, with a note on his body stating that a notorious serial killer he defended is a fraud. Peter has no choice but to hire his lackluster candidates, along with Barbro, who isn’t even a police officer.
- 2. Episode 2August 20, 201842min13+Audio languagesSvenskaPeter’s investigation leaks to the media, causing chaos at police headquarters and the justice department, where Peter’s ex-wife, Ann-Marie, works. As Peter hides his connection to the murder weapon, all the evidence indicates that a missing pedophile, previously a suspect in one of the serial killer’s murders, killed the attorney.
- 3. Episode 3August 20, 201843min13+Audio languagesSvenskaPeter and Barbro keep looking for the killer in Stockholm, as Jorma and Caijsa search the pedophile’s house. Peter becomes a suspect when it comes to light that the murder weapon belonged to him, and Ann-Marie realizes that the minister of justice, who was involved in the serial killer’s trials, is trying to influence the investigation.
- 4. Episode 4August 20, 201843min7+Audio languagesSvenskaPeter decides to try to speak to the minister of justice about the old murder cases. In Hallstavik, Jorma and Caijsa find the missing pedophile and end up exposing a dark family secret. Later, Peter and Barbro talk to a witness whose testimony takes the investigation in an unexpected direction.
- 5. Episode 5August 20, 201843min7+Audio languagesSvenskaThe cold-case group have to release their suspect, and Jorma and Caijsa’s old conflicts finally come to the surface and explode. Peter’s disdain for the minister of justice causes grave consequences for the team. Meanwhile, their suspect seems to be planning a horrible crime.
- 6. Episode 6August 20, 201844min13+Audio languagesSvenskaPeter refuses to accept his suspension and continues to follow the suspect, secretly aided by Caijsa and Jorma. The investigation takes Barbro to the village of Österbymo, where there was a mysterious disappearance many years ago. As Ann-Marie seizes an opportunity to document the conspiracy at the justice department, the suspected killer decides to talk to Peter, face-to-face.
- 7. Episode 7August 20, 201843min13+Audio languagesSvenskaPeter and his team feverishly try to track down their suspect, now finding even more disturbing evidence that the killer is planning something terrible. At the justice department, Ann-Maire finally confronts the minister, causing major consequences for all involved.
- 8. Episode 8August 20, 201843min13+Audio languagesSvenskaAs the whole world watches, Peter and the cold-case group lead Sweden’s biggest manhunt in decades. Barbro returns to Österbymo to look for answers relating to that disappearance, which they now realize was the killer’s first victim. It seems like all is lost, when suddenly the killer contacts Peter for one last game of cat and mouse.
- Acorn TV
- Amazon Maturity Rating
- 13+ Teens. Learn more
- Content advisory
- Nudity violence alcohol use smoking sexual content
- Supporting actors
- Louise Peterhoff