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Carambole (2005)

Carambole is the story of a doctor, in love and happy, who one rainy night accidentally hits a young boy with his car and drives away when he sees the boy is dead. Some days later he ... See full summary »

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Van Veeteren
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Pieter Clausen
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Moreno
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Münster
Tobias Aspelin ...
Jung
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Krause
Kajsa Reingardt ...
Vera Miller
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Eric Van Veeteren
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Marlene
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Ulrike Fremdli
Karin Knutsson ...
Synn
Thomas Widman ...
Keller
Bengt C.W. Carlsson ...
Otto Gerlach
Dag Elfgren ...
Rupold Menster
Anette Norberg ...
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Carambole is the story of a doctor, in love and happy, who one rainy night accidentally hits a young boy with his car and drives away when he sees the boy is dead. Some days later he receives a letter telling him that someone knows what he did, and want money for his silence. And after that it just gets messier for the good doctor... Written by Anonymous

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While released first this is actually the second movie in the 2005-2006 series, following Borkmann's Point (2005). It was released first as it was chosen for theatrical release. See more »

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Pretty good Swedish crime film!
2 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

This film is based upon the book with the same name, by Håkan Nesser, one of Swedens most appreciated "crime-authors". The movie is a part of a series of six movies shot in eight months, all based on Nesser-books, but you don't have to have read or seen any of them before to enjoy this one.

I read the book a couple of years ago and really liked it, so I was looking forward to this one. It has potential on the paper, a good story and good actors, Sven Wollter as Van Veeteren and Peter Andersson are always worth seeing.

Carambole is the story of a doctor, in love and happy, who one rainy night accidentally hits a young boy with his car and drives away when he sees the boy is dead. Some days later he receives a letter telling him that someone knows what he did, and want money for his silence. And after that it just gets messier for the good doctor.

As kind of a side story, we get to follow the retired officer Van Veeteren and his struggle to solve the murder of his son and get to know his pregnant daughter-in-law.

Carambole is a dark story. It focuses more on the feelings of the characters than the action and mysteries, and that is what makes it good. I really cared for the people, and from that you really care about the story and the ending (which I didn't care much for, but I won't say anything about it). Sven Wollter and Kajsa Reingardt both do a brilliant job. It is a movie well worth watching!!!


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