"Acquitted" premiered Norway's TV2 in March 2015 and attracted a record 660,000 viewers. "Acquitted" was also Twitter's top trending topic in Norway.
The striking spiral staircase and boardroom of Solar Tech, featured throughout season one, is located in the Powerhouse Kjørbo in Sandvika .
Ingar Helge Gimle (William Hansteen) & Fridtjov Såheim (Svein Eriksen) also worked together on Vikingane (2016) as Nomadehøvding & Odd respectively.
Ellen Dorrit Petersen & Tobias Santelmann also co-starred in Borderliner (2017).
"Frikjent" was aired around the world with the following alternative titles: Worldwide (English) - Acquitted Canada - Acquitté Denmark - Frikendt Finland - Mustamalattu Germany - Lifjord - Der Freispruch Norway - Frikjent Spain - Absuelto Sweden - Frikänd
Ellen Dorrit Petersen (Inger Moen Hansteen) & Trond Espen Seim (Otto Haudeman) also worked together on Troubled Water (2008) as Anna & Jon M respectively.
The series is set in the picturesque surroundings of Sogn, with Årdalstangen as the backdrop for the fjord village of Lifjord. The series takes place in the vicinity of the village, the mountains and the fjords.
Frikjent (international English title: Acquitted) is a Norwegian drama series of 18 episodes from 2015.
The series was produced by Miso Film Norge and broadcast by TV 2.
In the Netherlands the series is broadcast by Film1 Action and Netflix.
The second season of eight episodes was broadcast in Norway on TV 2 at the end of 2016. The channel paid 60 million Norwegian kroner for this.
Ingar Helge Gimle (William Hansteen), Anna Bache-Wiig (Marianne Eriksen), Trond Espen Seim (Otto Haudeman) & Nils Ole Oftebro (Steinar Lavik) all worked on Mammon (2014) as Erik Ulrichsen, Inger Marie Steffensen, Michael Woll & Frank Mathiesen respectively.
Ingar Helge Gimle (William Hansteen) & Anne Marit Jacobsen (Mai-Britt Nilsen) also worked together on Maria (2008) as Trygve Eriksen & Hilde Henningsen respectively.
When Aksel (Nicolai Cleve Broch) is calling his boss in supposedly Maleisia to leave his company, his phone shows he is calling a Norwegian number starting with country code 47.
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