The lives of a girl trafficked into prostitution and of a police officer twist together unexpectedly… But what answers does the elusive BOX 21 hold?
A young Romanian woman named Lidia is lured to Sweden by her boyfriend with false promises of a better life. But instead of getting a job at a restaurant in Stockholm as promised, Lidia is trafficked into forced prostitution. Refusing to accept this as her fate, she instantly begins to rebel against her oppressors. In another part of the Swedish capital, senior police officer Ewert Grens is chasing the criminal Jochum Lang, a dangerous man who Ewert hates with a vengeance. Can Ewert and his young colleague Mariana Hermansson untangle the complex web of secrets and can Lidia be freed from the deadly grip of fate as the lines between criminal and victim are rapidly blurring?
‘Box 21’ is the first of four original shows planned by the Nordic Entertainment Group be based on the novels of crime writing duo Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström. Here’s an original language trailer:
The series (6 episodes) is available on Walter Presents via All 4 from Friday, 4 June. The first episode premieres on Channel 4 on Monday, 7 June at 11.00 PM.