Definition of Nordic noir in English:

Nordic noir

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[mass noun]
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
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  • 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.

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