EN - Harald from Denmark, Jackie from Germany and Alica from Belgium are the members of a European Joint Investigation Team (JIT), set up after three bodies are discovered in Copenhagen, Berlin and Antwerp – all apparently murdered by the same person. The team soon discovers that there is more to the murders than meets the eye.

NL - De Belgische Alicia, Harald uit Denemarken en Jackie uit Duitsland vormen samen een Europees team van experts (JIT) dat in het leven geroepen wordt nadat drie lichamen tegelijkertijd gevonden worden in Antwerpen, Berlijn en Kopenhagen. De moorden lijken het werk van eenzelfde dader. ‘The team’ ontdekt echter al snel dat er meer achter deze moorden schuilt dan eerst gedacht: ze zijn slechts het topje van de ijsberg. Het JIT moet het opnemen tegen de bikkelharde leider van een gewetenloze Europese criminele organisatie.

FR - La Belge Alicia, le Danois Harald et l’Allemande Jackie sont des membres d’une « JIT » (Joint Investigation Team). Cette équipe d’experts est créée suite à la découverte simultanée de trois corps à Anvers, Berlin et Copenhague. Les meurtres semblent être le fait d’un seul et même auteur. Cependant, l’équipe découvre rapidement que ces meurtres ne sont en fait que la partie visible de l’iceberg. Le JIT va devoir se confronter à l’impitoyable leader d’une organisation criminelle sans scrupules, déployée à travers l’Europe…


Title The Team
Original title The Team
Original language English, local languages
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category TV series
Year 2014


Cast Lars Mikkelsen, Veerle Baetens, Koen De Bouw, Hilde Van Mieghem, Filip Peeters, Jasmin Gerat, Nicholas Ofczarek, Carlos Léal, Ida Engvoll, Miriam Stein
Photography Morten Søborg
Editing Per K. Kirkegaard
Art director Knirke Madelung

Technical specs

Running time series 8 x 58'


Supported by MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Nordisk Film&TV Fund, Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF)/Media Fund, BNP Paribas Fortis, Screen Flanders (tbc), Fernsehfonds Austria, RTR
Production partners Peter Nadermann, Network Movie (Andi Wecker, Wolfgang Cimera), Nordisk Film (Thomas Heinesen, Stinna Lassen, Lena Haugaard), Superfilm (John Lueftner), C-Films (Peter Reichenbach)

FIPA welcomes five (co-)productions from Flanders

TV series Marsman, directed by Mathias Sercu and Eshref Reybrouck, has been selected for Official Competition at this year’s FIPA, the Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels held in Biarritz, France, from 20-25 January. Also showing is top European crime series The Team, which is a co-production with Flanders. Lieven Corthouts’s cross-media documentary project Emergency Exit has been selected for Smart FIP@, while Before The Last Curtain Falls – a co-production with Flanders – is also part of the programme. Finally, the Screen Flanders-supported BBC series The Missing is to receive a special screening.

MarsmanEleven international series are competing in FIPA’s Fiction Competition this year, including Flemish series Marsman, which won a Prix Italia at the end of 2014. A tragicomedy, it follows 40-year-old Nico Marsman who struggles to find a way to get his life back on track.

Published on Monday 12 January 2015

Flanders joins European police series The Team

Key Flemish stars Veerle Baetens (The Broken Circle Breakdown) and Koen De Bouw (The Verdict, The Memory of a Killer), as well as Filip Peeters (Salamander) and Hilde Van Mieghem, are to join the international cast of The Team, a new European police series that also stars Lars Mikkelsen (The Killing). Co-produced for Flanders by Ghent-based Lunanime, the series will be partly shot in Flanders.

Veerle BaetensThe Team follows the members of a European Joint Investigation Team. The unit of experts is set up after three dead bodies are discovered in Copenhagen, Berlin and Antwerp – all apparently murdered by the same perpetrator. The team will soon find out that there is a lot more to these murders than meets the eye.

Published on Thursday 3 October 2013

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