EN - If you had to choose between safety and freedom, what would you choose? The season starts with an armed conflict between the Norwegian Coast Guard and a Russian Security Company guarding the oil installation at Melkøya in Northern Norway. Weapons are pointed at one another. No one wants to back down. This highly tense crisis situation creates a chain of conflicts that has severe consequences - politically and personally. The question that everybody has to ask themselves constantly is: Who can you trust?

NL - Kies jij voor veiligheid of voor vrijheid? Occupied II begint met een gewapend conflict tussen de Noorse kustwacht en een Russische beveiligingsfirma die de olie-installaties van Melkøya in het noorden van Noorwegen bewaakt. Ze richten hun wapens op elkaar. Niemand wil inbinden. Deze crisissituatie zorgt voor hoogspanning en leidt tot een reeks conflicten met verstrekkende polititieke en persoolijke gevolgen. De vraag die iedereen zichzelf voortdurend moet stellen is: wie kun je vertrouwen?


Title Occupied II
Original title Occupied II
Original language Norwegian, English, French, Russian
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category TV series
Genre political thriller
Year 2017
World première / first public presentation 2017-04-13


Cast Henrik Mestad, Lisa Loven, Ane Dahl Torp, Janne Heltberg
Photography Philip Øgaard
Editing Sverrir Kristjansson
Sound Hugo Ekornes
Art director Nina Bjerch-Andresen
Costume Anne Pedersen
Makeup Janne Røhmen

Technical specs

Running time series 8 x 45'
Release format DCP
Sound format Dolby Digital
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Main producer Gudny Hummelvoll, Marianne Gray
Main production company Yellow Bird Norge AS
Supported by Screen Flanders
Production partners Yellow Bird Norge AS
Tax shelter partners Lum.Invest, Casa Kafka

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Last edited on 15 November 2018

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Producers Annemie Degryse, Tim Martens
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