Some of the crime stories featured in the app are well known:
The Danish film Undtagelsen
, The Exception
, has launched in Denmark on 2 July 2020. The crime thriller is based on a famous novel by Christian Jungersen. Actually, the story is set in Copenhagen, but with the help of the web-app and location scout Ulla Malmos visitors can discover why filming took place in Aarhus and how the locations were selected. TV2 Denmark’s crime reporter Dicte
has investigated on Aarhus Streets between 2013 and 2016, screened by TV 2 Denmark and also available internationally on Netflix and Walter Presents. Visitors can also meet Aarhus-based authors like Elsebeth Egholm who created Dicte. They can listen to Inger Wolf reading from her novel Songbird
on location and get writing tips from up-and-coming author Thomas Bagger. Other stories are truly secrets to be discovered.
In the early 20th
century, Aarhus was a centre for silent film production in Europe. The eccentric entrepreneur Thomas S. Hermansen started his cinema chain in Aarhus in 1906 and also opened a film production factory in the city. The remnants of this forgotten history come to life in the web-app.