Written by Jarl Emsell Larsen
Country of origin Norway
First episode date 20 October 2014
Number of episodes 6
Created by Jarl Emsell Larsen
Directed by Jarl Emsell Larsen
Original language(s) Norwegian
Final episode date 24 November 2014
Number of seasons 1
Cast Anneke von der Lippe
Similar The Third Eye (Norwegian TV series), Mammon (TV series), Lilyhammer
Eyewitness (Øyevitne) is a Norwegian crime drama from 2014, produced by Norway's NRK. It was written and directed by Jarl Emsell Larsen. The series was remade for USA Network in 2016 as Eyewitness, and for HBO Europe as Valea Mută.
Two 15-year-old boys secretly meet up in the forest, only to witness a bloodbath. They are seen, but escape and try to keep this as a secret, both in fear of the perpetrator and that their secret is revealed.
In January 2016, USA Network gave a 10-episode straight-to-series order to a US adaptation from Shades of Blue producer Adi Hasak titled Eyewitness. Eyewitness premiered on USA Network on October 16, 2016. Starting from October 23, 2016, HBO Europe presented a four-episode Romanian adaptation of the series, titled Valea Mută (The Silent Valley).
International Emmy Awards 2015