A couple of brutal and mysterious murders point to Uppsala University. Johan, a last year student at the police academy, gets involved in the investigation. He enrolls a course at the University in order to, under cover, track down the killer.

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Erik Swahn
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Amanda
Eric Donell ...
Joakim
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Linkan
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Inger
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Andreas
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Madeleine (scenes deleted)
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Stig
Tina Gardsten ...
Polis
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Anders
Nina Gunke ...
Johans mother
Benny Haag ...
Mikael
Nina Haber ...
Jeanette
Josefina Harrysson ...
Hundpolis
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A couple of brutal and mysterious murders point to Uppsala University. Johan, a last year student at the police academy, gets involved in the investigation. He enrolls a course at the University in order to, under cover, track down the killer.

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Good crime mystery with an interesting plot
1 May 2015 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

After some accidents the police find a recurring mark which makes the police understand that these are not accidents, but rather accidents staged as murders. The investigation unit decided to recruit a young and intelligent police student to help with the case. The young recruit proves to be a very valuable asset in an investigation to solve the case.

This is the second feature film by the director Eric Donell, also is the writer of the film script. Martin Söder ha co-directed the film together with him. I find the plot interesting, and that the film has good pace. The Swedish tradition for crime movies are well known, and I think this follows in that good tradition. It seems like this film has been bashed by viewers, which most probably will be mostly Swedish. I think this is rather unfair. The film is both interesting and has a good drive.

The weakness is the believability of the student scenes. The acting here isn't always top notch. The police investigation scenes are way better. Main role player Andreas Wilson does a wonderful job as the young student. He is very believable and nerdy. I was nicely entertained!


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