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Murder at the Savoy (1993)

Polis polis potatismos (original title)
A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmö. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was... See full summary »

Director:

Per Berglund (as Pelle Berglund)

Writers:

Maj Sjöwall (novel), Per Wahlöö (novel) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gösta Ekman ... Martin Beck
Kjell Bergqvist ... Lennart Kollberg
Rolf Lassgård ... Gunvald Larsson
Niklas Hjulström Niklas Hjulström ... Benny Skacke
Ingvar Andersson Ingvar Andersson ... Per Månsson
Arthur Brauss ... Jürgen Hoffman
Andrea Heuer Andrea Heuer ... Hanna Mohr
Lena Nilsson ... Åsa Thorell
Tommy Johnson ... Bertil Svensson
Bernt Ström Bernt Ström ... Einar Rönn
Agneta Ekmanner ... Greta Hjelm
Tova Magnusson ... Putte Beck (as Tova Magnusson-Norling)
Ing-Marie Carlsson ... Gun Kollberg
Görel Crona ... Charlotte Palmgren
Marie Richardson ... Helena Hansson
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Storyline

A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmö. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Historien om ett brott (The story of a crime)

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

Sweden | Germany

Language:

Swedish | German | Danish

Release Date:

6 October 1993 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Murder at the Savoy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

This is the third film in the series, released on the same day as Roseanna (1993) which is actually the first. See more »

Goofs

Inspector Beck talks to a coast guard officer and asks him where the box could have stranded after being thrown into the water. The officer shows him an area of the coast line south of the city center. In the next scene inspector Beck is searching through a coast area. In the distance you can clearly see Malmö center. He is searching an area north of Malmö. See more »

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Followed by Stockholm Marathon (1994) See more »

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Rdiculous start, good end!
8 July 2000 | by svenuslingSee all my reviews

This movie starts with a murder on a restaurant in Malmö. Martin Beck (Gösta Ekman) is sent down from Stockholm to investigate. They finds out that the murderer had escaped to Denmark but now is on his way back to Sweden. He is on a plane that will land in Bromma in Stockholm, so the police sends a car to pick him up. But on the way the policemen who is about to arrest the murderer stops on the way because of a kid who had said some stupid things to the cops. Because of that they dont get to the airport in time. That is maybe the most ridiculous thing i have ever seen in a movie and after that it is hard to take the rest of the movie serious. But Ekman, Lassgård and Bergqvist manages to keep the movie on an acceptable level.


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