Over three nights this July, World Movies presents the critically-acclaimed slick Swedish action trilogy: Easy Money parts I, II and III.
Easy Money (Sweden, 2009) – Tuesday 7 July 8.30pm
Set within the underworld of Stockholm, JW is a poor student who falls in love with a sexy heiress. He turns to crime to keep himself in the upper class, but soon becomes involved with the mafia.
Easy Money II (Sweden, 2012) – Wednesday 8 July 8.30pm
JW (Joel Kinnaman), the promising business student who became an organised coke smuggler in Easy Money, is serving hard time in prison and struggling to get back on an honest path. There are glimmers of hope in his life – some venture capitalists are interested in a new piece of trading software he’s developed, and while behind bars he’s made peace with an old enemy. This all proves to be an illusion. On leave from prison, and back in contact with his former gang, JW learns that once you’ve walked in the shoes of a criminal there just may be no going back.
Easy Money III (Sweden, 2013) – Thursday 9 July 8.30pm
JW (Joel Kinnaman) now lives in exile and is more determined than ever to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is about to do his last score‚Äîthe largest robbery in Swedish history. But during the complicated preparations he meets a woman from his past, Nadja. Martin H√§gerstr√∂m is chosen to go undercover into the Serbian mafia, in order to get its notorious boss Radovan Krajnic behind bars. When an assassination attempt is made on Radovan, his daughter Natalie is pulled into the power struggle within the Serbian mafia.