Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes

Friday, June 17 - Thursday, July 7, 2016

Following a shootout that left one of his partners dead and the other paralyzed, chief detective Carl Mørck (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) is assigned to Department Q, a dead-end division for old, long-unsolved cases whose entire staff consists of himself and a young outsider, Assad (Fares Fares). Despite explicit orders let sleeping dogs lie, they begin to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a well-known female politician who vanished five years earlier. Their quest to discover the truth will take Carl and Assad deep into an underworld of abuse and malice that lurks beneath the polished, tranquil surface of Scandinavia.

Read more about Jussi-Adler Olsen’s “Department Q” (Penguin Random House) novel series here.


  • Country Denmark
  • Year 2013
  • Running Time 97 minutes
  • Director Mikkel Norgaard

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