The BEST Episodes of Midnight Sun

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 14, 2020

Network: SVT

Kahina Zadi, 32, a French police officer travels to Kiruna in Sweden to investigate the bestial murder of a French citizen. Together with Anders, a Swedish prosecutor of Sami origin, she begins an investigation. Soon new killings start to happen and the first victim turns out to be the tip of a very dark iceberg. The victims seemingly have nothing in common more than that they are all being killed in a well-planned and vicious manner. In their hunt for the truth, both Kahina and Anders are forced to deal with their own past that they have repressed. A personal journey through a painful past becomes the key to succeed in preventing the violent killings that affects the small mining community of Kiruna.

Episode 7

#1 - Episode 7

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 4, 2016

What dark secrets did Sparen confide in the Sami girl Evelina? Kahina is determined to find Evelina’s body and sends divers down to the stream where she was last seen. The case was closed as a suicide, but there are too many clues in the investigation that lead back to her. In Eddie Geatkis’ abandoned house, Kahina and Anders find the last pieces of the puzzle in a horrific plan. But where’s Eddie?

star 7.79
214 votes
Writers: Björn Stein, Måns Mårlind
Episode 5

#2 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 20, 2016

Anders receives information about another murder, and is becoming increasingly concerned about Kahina’s whereabouts. Waiting outside the police station is a young Frenchman who claims that he is Kahina’s son. Sparen considers going to the police to tell them everything he knows, but first he calls a meeting.

star 7.69
226 votes
Writers: Björn Stein, Måns Mårlind
Episode 8

#3 - Episode 8

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 11, 2016

Eddie starts a fire in the depths of the mine, as Kahina races to stop his plan coming to fruition.

star 7.65
210 votes
Writers: Björn Stein, Måns Mårlind
Episode 1

#4 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 23, 2016

The brutal murder of a French citizen sees French homicide investigator Kahina Zadi go to Kiruna, Sweden - a small town in the Arctic Circle where the sun doesn't set. Together with Rutger Burlin she begins an investigation that soon takes on staggering proportions.

star 7.59
335 votes
Writers: Måns Mårlind
Episode 6

#5 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 27, 2016

Anders and Kahina find unexpected and unpleasant links between the murder victims, and some of the residents of Kiruna. Kahina’s boss in Paris orders her to report her findings directly to the mysterious Frenchman. This is no longer an ordinary murder investigation, and Kahina begins to fear for her son’s life.

star 7.42
209 votes
Writers: Björn Stein, Måns Mårlind
Episode 4

#6 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 13, 2016

Injured and exhausted, Kahina is held captive by the confused and intoxicated Bangkok Jori who admits that he sold the herbs that killed prosecutor Burlin. Back in Kiruna, Kahina is approached by a threatening Frenchman who demands that she keeps him informed about everything in the investigation. Kimmo and his miner colleagues all receive a video on their mobile phones that shocks them. Someone knows what they have done.

star 7.41
235 votes
Writers: Björn Stein, Måns Mårlind
Episode 3

#7 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 6, 2016

It is clear that the horrific murders committed in Kiruna are part of a hit list. Three men are already dead, and when Anders studies the murder scenes more closely he finds evidence pointing towards the Sami. If this becomes public the small mining community might be torn apart by hatred and conflict. The autopsy report shows that Chief Prosecutor Burlin was poisoned with rare herbs. Shaken, Anders visits a shaman on the mountain to find out who could supply the herbs. Noaidi gives him a name.

star 7.31
252 votes
Writers: Björn Stein, Måns Mårlind
Episode 2

#8 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 30, 2016

Kahina Zadi and Anders Harnesk are desperately looking for a connection between the bestial murder of Frenchman Pierre Carnot and the helicopter pilot Kambo. On a notice board in a shop Anders happens to see a note with Kambo’s name and the number 20 on it. A note with Carnot’s name and the number 21 is also found. Anders and Kahina realise that this is just the beginning.

star 7.27
289 votes
Writers: Björn Stein, Måns Mårlind