When Maria Wern of the Gotland Police Department receives anonymous death threats, she and her colleagues begin a frantic search to track down the source. Directed by Erik Leijonborg, 2011, color. In Swedish with English subtitles.
After the death of her husband, Police inspector Maria Wern moves to the picturesque Swedish island Gotland with her two children to start over. While struggling with raising two children as a single mother and still mourning her husband's death, Maria manages to sustain her female perspective and approach to life in a harsh and male dominated environment . She constantly encounters rage, death and evil but she stays determined to endure what sometimes feels like an unwinnable battle. The Maria Wern series consists of 7 feature-length episodes based on the novels by best-selling author Anna Jansson and starring acclaimed Swedish actress Eva Rِse.