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Mannen från Mallorca (1984)

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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Inspector Andersson
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Berg
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Fors
Niels Jensen ...
Roger 'Rogge' Jansson
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Inspector Rundberg
Rico Rönnbäck ...
Kjell Göran Hedberg
Hans Villius ...
Minister of Justice (as Hans Willius)
Sten Lonnert ...
Olsson, Alcoholic
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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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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)  »

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A mallorcai ember  »

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Trivia

Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt was supposed to play Dahlgren, but because of his health he was replaced by Ernst Günther. See more »

Goofs

The film shows it to be completely dark outside when Johansson is celebrating Christmas with his son and his ex-wife; however, when he leaves, they are still watching the Disney Christmas Special which airs every Christmas in Sweden at 15.00 CET. There is still daylight in the Stockholm area by then. See more »

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Dahlgren: [after the CID realise they have very little information on the robber] Well, then we know what we have to do. We are to find a young man, shoe size 41, face looking like today's special, and will go around sneezing in about three days. Brilliant, gentlemen. Brilliant.
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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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intriguing, engrossing thriller
12 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

An intriguing, engrossing thriller with agile camerawork and interesting characters. And it all takes place in faraway Sweden, which, for some of us, is unfamiliar and fascinating. Fans of foreign films will enjoy this and I think it would appeal as well to those who don't often see foreign films.


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