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Based on Jógvan Isaksen crime novels and filmed in the Faroe Islands, this six-part TV series follows journalist Hannis Martinsson (Ulrich Thomsen), who unexpectedly receives a message from Sonja, his estranged daughter, claiming that her life is in danger. Martinsson reluctantly returns home to the Faroes to investigate, and discovers Sonja’s body in the bloody waters of a whale hunt. His search for answers soon brings him into conflict with the local police and uncovers a web of secrets within the close-knit community. Sue Deeks, Head of Programme Acquisition, BBC, says: “[…] we are truly delighted to be the UK home of the first ever Faroese original drama series – it will be a totally unique experience for BBC viewers”. Helene Aurø, Sales & Marketing Director ar REinvent International Sales, says: “We are thrilled and proud that the BBC has come onboard Trom. BBC has broadcast some of the best Nordic series ever produced in the past and we hope Trom will be a success as well […]”. The series is created by Torfinnur Jákupsson and co-written with Donna Sharpe (West Of Liberty); produced by REinvent with Kyk Pictures and Truenorth; directed by Kasper Barfoed (Crime Reporter) and Davíd Óskar Ólafsson (The Valhalla Murders).