Year: 2023

Country of origin: Czech Republic

Producer: Joseph Viewegh (Czech Television)

Broadcaster: Czech Television

Director: Jan Pachl

Writer: Jan Pachl

Actors: Miroslav Krobot, Marika Šoposká, Kryštof Hádek, Zuzana Stivínová

Synopsis: The new 13-part series OCTOPUS tackles unsolved cases from the past.

In Czech, Octopus is an abbreviation for Cold Case Investigations Unit, a title invented by an aging Detective Inspector Dítě so he could pursue the thirty-year-old Jordán case. His boss, DCI Schwarz, is sympathetic and when Dítě is assigned the young, ambitious DI Fáberová, it soon becomes clear that they won’t stop at one case only. It is up to the two detectives to find new leads that would help them finally solve the cold cases. Their investigation takes us to interesting, little-known places in Prague, among closed communities, gambling joints and a racetrack in Chuchle where the notorious gambler Dítě spends his free…

Octopus - TRAILER

Octopus: Episode 1