A type of Scandinavian crime fiction and television drama that typically features dark storylines and bleak urban settings: the appetite for Nordic noir shows no sign of decreasing
More example sentences
- Aberystwyth may have the country's lowest crime rate, but it is the perfect setting for ' Hinterland ', a rival to Nordic noir thrillers like The Killing.
- This Swedish husband-and-wife team are the godparents of the literary genre often called Nordic Noir.
- With its eerie location and Scandinavian connections, Shetland will obviously draw comparisons to the Nordic Noir dramas such as The Killing and The Bridge.
Definition of Nordic noir in:
- The US English dictionary