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Den demokratiske terroristen (1992)

Swedish secret agent infiltrate a German terrorist group.


(as Pelle Berglund)



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Katja Flint ...
Burkhard Driest ...
Horst Ludwig Hahn
Siegfried Maak
Rolf Hoppe ...
Lodge Hecht
Günther Maria Halmer ...
Överste May
Karl Heinz Maslo ...
Heikko Deutschmann ...
May Buchgraber ...
Claudia Demarmels ...
Barbara Hahn
Konstantin Graudus ...
Janna Striebeck ...
Heinrich Rolfing ...
Störtebecker (as Heinz Rolfing)
Hildegard Wensch ...


The West German security police, Verfassungsschutz, need help to infiltrate a group connected to the Rote Arme Fraktion. The Swedish James Bond, Carl Hamilton, goes to Hamburg, pretending to be a Swedish officer, thrown out of the country after having been exposed as an East German spy. He gets in contact with the terrorists and joins them. Together they are planning to strike against the CIA headquarters in Stockholm Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Release Date:

21 August 1992 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

The Democratic Terrorist  »

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Stellan Skarsgård played the role of Commander Hamilton, the "Swedish James Bond. His friend Peter Stormare also played the same character in the later film, Commander Hamilton. See more »


Followed by Vendetta (1995) See more »

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The best Hamilton so far
3 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is Carl Hamilton at his best. It may not be Stellan Skarsgård at his best (comparing with movies like Breaking the Waves), but he's doing a good job here too. I would actually say that Stellan Skarsgård IS Carl Hamilton, in more or less the same way as Sean Connery IS James Bond. None of the other actors playing him in the later movies quite reaches his level - they are, of course, also working with scripts not even half as good as this one.

The movie in itself explores the difficult feelings of an agent infiltrating and more or less becoming part of a terrorist organisation. Their methods may be ugly, yes even horrible. But the purpose of their actions? It's action with a nice enough twist, making it entertaining AND interesting.

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