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Mannen från Mallorca (1984)

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In Stockholm, on St. Lucy's feast day, a bandit daringly robs a crowded post office. Within a fortnight, two witnesses are dead. Two cops from vice squad, Johansson and Jarnebring, who were... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sven Wollter ...
Tomas von Brömssen ...
Håkan Serner ...
Inspector Andersson
Ernst Günther ...
Thomas Hellberg ...
Ingvar Hirdwall ...
Fors
Niels Jensen ...
Roger 'Rogge' Jansson
Tommy Johnson ...
Inspector Rundberg
Rico Rönnbäck ...
Hans Villius ...
Minister of Justice
Sten Lonnert ...
Olsson, alcoholic
Nina Gunke ...
Eva Zetterberg
Margreth Weivers ...
Alva Wiström
Gun Karlsson ...
Mrs. Forsberg, witness at the post office
Marie Delleskog ...
Janna - Roger's fiancée
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Storyline

In Stockholm, on St. Lucy's feast day, a bandit daringly robs a crowded post office. Within a fortnight, two witnesses are dead. Two cops from vice squad, Johansson and Jarnebring, who were the first to the crime scene, pursue all leads and identify a suspect, an arrogant member of the elite secret police, a man assigned to guard the country's Minister of Justice. Just as the beat cops think they've tightened the noose around the suspect, loose ends appear, witnesses lose their certainty, alibis crop up, and even the cops doubt what they've seen. Who's protecting the suspect and why? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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12 October 1984 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

The Man from Majorca  »

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SEK 15,025,552 (Sweden)
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Trivia

The film is loosely based on the discovery of the real-life Swedish Minister of Justice's liaisons with prostitutes in the 1970s. It was a major scandal where the truth was believed to be largely covered up, and Leif GW Persson, who at the time was the source within the national police authority who blew the whistle to a newspaper, was discharged and found comfort in writing the book that the film is based on. See more »

Goofs

The sound from the TV as Johansson is celebrating Christmas with his son and his ex-wife has the items of the Disney Christmas Special, shown every Christmas in Sweden, coming in the wrong order. When they are sitting in the sofa, the sound is from "Clown of the Jungle", whereas when Johansson is leaving, the sound comes from the end of "Santa's Workshop", which is always shown first. See more »

Quotes

Dahlgren: That's not my headache. I'm not your boss and for that I am grateful.
Inspector Jarnebring: So are we.
Dahlgren: Good. Than the feeling is mutual.
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Crazy Credits

There are no end credits for this film. All credits are shown at the beginning, and at the end, the film simply fades to black. See more »

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References Bullitt (1968) See more »

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Two vice squad cops investigate a robbery that leads to unexpected places
11 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The Man from Majorca" is a very good Swedish policier or poliziotteschi, a political noir, a police procedural and a detective story.

As one also finds in the two later Wallander series, the script contains uniquely Swedish story elements. The police are unglamorous and sarcastic. They do not look like Hollywood heroes. There are comments made about the habits of Swedes. Men take notice of the female sex. There are oddball supporting characters. Personal lives are sometimes far from the lives shown on the job. Corruption is a strong story feature. There are many insightful and entertaining observations that characters make. Characters tend to be blunt and shrewd, with a certain ironic way of interacting.

The story opens with a daring and successful robbery by a masked man. Two vice cops happen to be minutes away, so they are first on the scene. One gives chase. Everyone is impressed with the professionalism of the robber, but clues are very slight.

The story is complex. One may lose track at first as action predominates for awhile without prior exposition. This adds to the mystery, placing us in the shoes of the two cops who continue to pursue the case.

It's best not to reveal the plot. It's a solid thriller.


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