The Killing's Creator Reveals Why It's Time To Say Goodbye

If you're having trouble saying goodbye to Sarah Lund, who takes her bow and departs the Danish TV stage at the end of this third and final series of 'The Killing', spare a thought for the man who created her.

"It will be sad, but I never intended to tell an endless story," explains Soren Sveistrup. "I had three stories to tell, and it would be a great shame to keep going and ruin it. I always think it's better to leave the party before the tomatoes go rotten."

No doubt, there has been a lot of arm-tugging by pragmatic television executives to milk their golden goose for a few more turns by Lund, together with her jumper and torch that have become such constant companions on a cold Saturday evening. Sveistrup is suitably diplomatic...


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