Sever (North) is a Czech crime thriller television series broadcast on Czech Television in 2019. The plot is set in the region of northern Bohemia around 2010 and is based on real events;[1] the main character, a young official and later a promising criminalist, struggles with political corruption and the "impunity" of some people in his previous and new jobs. He stumbles and becomes an outlaw because – true to his ideals – he does not want to play the game of his police pack.

GenreCrime, Thriller
Directed byRobert Sedláček
  • Jiří Mádl
  • Štěpán Benoni
  • Aleš Bílík
Country of originCzech Republic
Original languageCzech
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Running time52 minutes
Original release
Release2 September (2 September 2019) –
7 October 2019 (7 October 2019)

The psychologically conceived series abounds with several storylines and surprising twists.[2] It was presented on August 22, 2019, and premiered on September 2 on the public channel ČT1. Together with the ten-episode Pleasure Principle, it was the main crime series of the autumn broadcast of Czech Television.

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The creators filmed all six episodes from March to the beginning of May 2019 in Ústí, right at the scene.[3]

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  1. ^ Kmenta, Jaroslav (11 December 2016). "Policajt, který narazil". Magazín Reportér (in Czech). Retrieved 2 June 2023.
  2. ^ "Jak si nepodělat život? Vydat se na podzim s ČT na Sever a za Principem slasti, to se ví". ČT24 (in Czech). Česká televize. Retrieved 2 June 2023.
  3. ^ "Severní život je krutý, poznává v novém seriálu kriminalista Jiří Mádl". ČT24 (in Czech). Česká televize. Retrieved 2 June 2023.

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