Carl Morck, a troubled detective, is assigned to the newly created 'Department Q', a basement bound job filing cold cases. He is allocated an assistant, Assad, and between them they review the case files to determine which ones can be closed. Always one to go against orders, Morck throws them headlong into the mystery of a politician's disappearance during a ferry crossing five years earlier.
Danish thriller, with English subtitles. Based on the first of Jussi Adler-Olsen's 'Department Q' series of novels.