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Aida Bogovic
Georgi Staykov ...
Ratko
Niklas Hjulström ...
Örjan Ramberg ...
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Nils Langeby
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Eva-Britt Qvist
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Rebecka Björkstig
Katarina Ewerlöf ...
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Barbro, Annika's Mother
Inga Landgré ...
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Angela Kovacs ...
Eleonor Samuelsson
Lena T. Hansson ...
Mia Eriksson
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Tabloid journalist Annika Bengtzon is writing about a murder in the port of Stockholm and she suspects that the Yugoslav mafia is involved. However, she also finds links to a foundation that runs a shelter for battered women, Paradiset. Looking for a good story she also meets a welfare official, Thomas, who also thinks that the foundation should be looked into. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Several TV and radio news reporters appear as themselves in real news programs presenting fictional news. See more »

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Followed by Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012) See more »

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I'm Getting Better Every Day
Music composed by Mark Strong
Original Lyrics written by Mark Strong
Swedish lyrics by Anita Haldén (as Anita Haldén (II)) and Karl-Ewert Christenson (translated from English text in 1923)
Sung by Hjördis Schellin
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Not bad but Sprangaren was better
15 September 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I will not trash this movie. I did not find it bad at all. It had some action, some suspense, some romance and drama. It had the potential to be a very well balanced film. And the acting and character building is good here, possibly better than Sprangaren. Yet, I did not like it all that much. Why? The action appeared mindless and the film was not dependent on that. A major suspense link was killed in the middle of the movie. Perhaps, the Paradiset link could have been explored in more depth, especially given the title of the movie. The introduction of romance and drama was all right but not what I expected from this series. In the end, it is still a one time watch for someone who appreciates a balanced genre movie with a lot of character study. But this is not really an action movie, a suspense movie or a thriller.


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