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Executive Protection (2001)
"Livvakterna" (original title)

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Samuel Fröler ...
Sven
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Jeanette
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Nikolaus Lehmann
Marie Richardson ...
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Mårtensson
Per Burell ...
Torbjörn
Lennart Hjulström ...
Örjan Landström ...
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Carl
Katarina Weidhagen van Hal ...
Lisbeth (as Katarina Widhagen)
Magnus Roosmann ...
Amanda Andersson ...
Maria
Hanna Alsterlund ...
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After causing a commotion with his last assignment, Falk has been given a desk job, which hardly agrees with his personality, and he ends up accepting an offer from an old friend to buy into a private investigation agency. Another friend of Falk's, Sven, purchased a business in Estonia, and when local gangsters attempted to pressure him into paying protection money, Sven retained the services of Nikolaus Lehmann, a burly private eye, to throw them off his trail. However, Lehmann does his job all too well, murdering the racketeers, and then threatening Sven and his family. With no where else to turn, Sven asks Falk to help him deal with the crazed Lehmann; Falk agrees, but soon realizes he's dealing with a more dangerous man than he imagined when Lehmann kidnaps Sven's wife Jeanette, and then releases her with a time bomb locked around her neck, demanding that Sven hand over ownership of his company to Lehmann. Written by Anonymous

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Nikolaus Lehman: There is a very good swedish saying; that who joins the game must take the consequences, of the game.
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Followed by Johan Falk: Ur askan i elden (2015) See more »

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Warner Chappell/Chappell Music Scand. AB
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The best Swedish movie ever!
30 August 2001 | by (Luleå, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This film is the best Swedish movie that I have seen, its different than other films. The movie is "seen" from another point of view, its not the harassed family´s view but an old friend´s that is a tuff cop that is trying to help the family.

"Livvakterna" is a film that is thrilling from the beginning to the end, its also cool sometimes and it has the best car chase that I have seen in a film

  • in a Swedish forest road. It has also (as do many successful films) some


humor.The film is not that violent ither except for the opening scene. This is a quality film that I just have to recommend.


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