MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 29,022 this week

The Wide Net (2000)
"Det grovmaskiga nätet" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  2 January 2000 (Sweden)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 138 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 604 titles
created 12 Sep 2011
 
a list of 494 titles
created 18 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1382 titles
created 24 Dec 2011
 
a list of 650 titles
created 09 Jan 2012
 
list image
a list of 99 titles
created 23 Jan 2012
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Wide Net (TV Movie 2000)

The Wide Net (TV Movie 2000) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Wide Net.
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Sven Wollter ...
Samuel Fröler ...
Jan Miller
Camilla Strøm-Henriksen ...
Eva Ringmar (as Camilla Strøm Henriksen)
...
Steve Kratz ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Göran Berlander ...
Santer
Thérèse Brunnander ...
Företagsläkaren (part 1) (as Thérese Brunnander)
Bente Danielsson ...
Lisa
Peter Engman ...
Carl Ferm
Jonas Falk ...
Lena Granhagen ...
Fru Ringmar
Lars Green ...
Rektorn
Marie Göranzon ...
Åklagaren (part 1)
...
Åsa (part 2)
Fredrik Hammar ...
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

2 January 2000 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Det grovmaskiga nätet  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts) | (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When listening to the tape of Eva and the choir, Van Veeteren puts the cover in his coat pocket. After wandering through the flat he stops the tape and puts it back into its cover that was lying next to the tape-recorder. See more »

Connections

Followed by Svalan, katten, rosen, döden (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a long insult to the Swedish police
11 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

It can be interesting at times to have a negative personality as your protagonist. Ill-tempered, inconsiderate, incompetent, boring: Van Veeteren is the police investigator assigned to a case of murder.

What does he do? No blood tests, no motives asked (nor found), no collecting facts, no time-line building, not checking for people who might have had a motive or hated the victims, no responsibility taken for his actions - Van Veeteren rather kicks another officer between the legs as a "reprimand" than admitting his own fault.

What does he do instead? He accuses and insults without proof, he forces the grieving spouse again and again to recount sexual details (without any use for the investigation, so probably for his own enjoyment), he wanders around with his sick dog, strains an ankle doing sports, passes judgment without anything to go on, gets other people in deep trouble and eventually killed, and doesn't seem to feel much remorse.

Now anti-heroes can be interesting by themselves. Sadly, this one is not - but maybe there is some social tension coming out of it? Nope. His colleagues are painted to be very much like Van Veeteren. Not professional, just incurious prejudiced dullards.

Is the Swedish police really like that, or is this movie intended to be a long, slow, boring insult to them? In either case, I cannot see any reason people would want to watch this. Don't waste your time on it like I did.

I like Swedish landscape, Swedish faces and good actors, and together with some production values these are the redeeming features earning this flick some points. But the story? Terrible.


1 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Wide Net (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?