Lilyhammer (Netflix 2012, Steven Van Zandt, Henrik Mestad)

Former Mafia boss Frank Tagliano is placed in to the Federal Witness Protection Program after giving evidence against his main rival. He decides to start a new life in Lilyhammer, Norway.

The spelling of the series title alludes to Tagliano’s dog Lily, and the way that Frank and some other anglophones pronounce the town’s name.

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production details
Norway – USA | USA | Netflix – NRK – Red Arrow | 24×58 minutes | Broadcast 25 January 2012 – 17 December 2014

Creators: Anne Bjornstad, Elilf Skodvin
Executive Producers: Steven Van Zandt, Lasse Halberg

Steven Van Zandt as Frank Tagliano / Giovanni ‘Johnny’ Henriksen
Henrik Mestad as Lars Olafsen
Rhys Coiro as Tommy
Trond Fausa Aurvåg as Torgeir Lien
Marian Saastad Ottesen as Sigrid Haugli
Steinar Sagen as Roar Lien
Sven Nordin as Julius Backe
Anne Krigsvoll as Laila Hovland
Mikael Aksnes-Pehrson as Jonas Haugli
Kyrre Hellum as Geir ‘Elvis’ Tvedt
Nils Jørgen Kaalstad as Dag Solstad

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