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Sista kontraktet (1998)

Young police officer Roger is on the trail of the international master assassin, while the assassin follows his plan to murder Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme.

Director:

Kjell Sundvall

Writers:

Mats Arehn (screenplay), Johan Bogaeus (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mikael Persbrandt ... Roger Nyman
Michael Kitchen ... Ray Lambert
Pernilla August ... Nina Nyman
Reine Brynolfsson ... Bo Ekman
Bjørn Floberg ... Tom Nielsen
Jacqueline Ramel ... Helene Salonen
Cecilia Ljung Cecilia Ljung ... Lisa Holmgren
Joakim Forslund Joakim Forslund ... Markus Nyman
Julia Dehnisch Julia Dehnisch ... Josefin Nyman
Agnes Granberg Agnes Granberg ... Sara Nyman
Johan Lindell Johan Lindell ... Bernhard Lange
Mathias Henrikson ... Peter Bark
Donald Högberg Donald Högberg ... Appelqvist
Per Ragnar ... KG
Paul Birchard ... Bertram Norris
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Young police officer Roger is on the trail of the international master assassin, while the assassin follows his plan to murder Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme. Written by Anonymous

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Sveavägen/Tunnelgatan. 28 februari 1986. Kl. 23.21 See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Trivia

When Kjell Sundvall was set to direct, he was drowning in letters from people that wanted to share their theories of the actual murder of Olof Palme. This led to a decision to not slip any information about the shooting of the film to the public. See more »

Goofs

The assassin's villa is said to be in Valetta on Malta but from the surrounding mountains seen across the bay this is obviously incorrect and appears to be Cape Town, South Africa. See more »

Quotes

Roger Nyman, the secret police: You don't kill prime ministers in this country!
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Connections

References Bröderna Mozart (1986) See more »

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An excellent film which grips from start to finish
10 April 2001 | by maralexSee all my reviews

This is an excellent film with high production values and the two leading actors are superb. Don't be put off by the subtitles, a lot of it is in English with Michael Kitchen doing all his own speaking in English, so no captions for these scenes. I knew nothing about this political killing, but was gripped from start to finish. It's also one of those films that benefits from being watched more than once. Mikael Piersbrandt is terrific as the policeman who believes he knows what's going on, but can't make his superiors listen, while Michael Kitchen as the hired British hitman, provides a splendid contrast as he sets about his task in a cool, professional and frighteningly unemotional way. I was hooked right up to the last moment, and had to keep reminding myself that this wasn't necessarily what really happened. However, it's a very believable hypothesis, and gripping entertainment. Don't miss it, a real little gem!


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Country:

Sweden | Norway | Finland

Language:

Swedish | English

Release Date:

6 March 1998 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last Contract See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

SEK24,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,899
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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