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…