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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 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 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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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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Budget:

SEK 24,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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 Goldfinger (1964) See more »

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A refreshing action film.
13 January 2001 | by BarefooteagleSee all my reviews

Being tired of watching U.S. detective and spy movies, with all their over used cliches (the spy who falls in love and must not, as in "The Saint", the nice looking hero who saves the free world, the Russians as being always the evil guys and sort of) all I can say about this one is that it recaptures the original meaning of detective movies, and shows us at the same time a new perspective (the troubles by keeping the detective job secret from the family, the unusual emotional ties between the assassin and a journalist, the passive role of the government in the crime, etc).

A very well time-paced movie with a intelligent and mature plot rarely seen in detective and action movies this days. I strongly recommend it.


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