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Paradiset (2003)

Tabloid journalist Annika Bengtzon is writing about a murder in the port of Stockholm and she suspects that the Yugoslav mafia is involved. However, she also finds links to a foundation ... See full summary »

Director:

Colin Nutley

Writers:

Colin Nutley (screenplay), Johanna Hald (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helena Bergström ... Annika Bengtzon
Suzanna Dilber Suzanna Dilber ... Aida Bogovic
Georgi Staykov Georgi Staykov ... Ratko
Niklas Hjulström Niklas Hjulström ... Thomas Samuelsson
Örjan Ramberg ... Anders Schyman
Reine Brynolfsson ... Spiken
Brasse Brännström ... Nils Langeby
Ewa Fröling ... Berit Hamrin
Maria Lundqvist ... Eva-Britt Qvist
Lisa Nilsson ... Rebecka Björkstig
Katarina Ewerlöf ... Anne Snapphane
Lis Nilheim ... Barbro, Annika's Mother
Inga Landgré ... Annika's Grandma
Angela Kovacs Angela Kovacs ... Eleonor Samuelsson
Lena T. Hansson ... Mia Eriksson
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Storyline

Tabloid journalist Annika Bengtzon is writing about a murder in the port of Stockholm and she suspects that the Yugoslav mafia is involved. However, she also finds links to a foundation that runs a shelter for battered women, Paradiset. Looking for a good story she also meets a welfare official, Thomas, who also thinks that the foundation should be looked into. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

28 February 2003 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Paradise See more »

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Trivia

Several TV and radio news reporters appear as themselves in real news programs presenting fictional news. See more »

Connections

Followed by Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Fly Me to the Moon
Lyrics and music composed by Bart Howard (1954)
Performed by Hans Stralström (trumpet)
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I liked it!
1 June 2005 | by DannX68See all my reviews

How come that most people hate this movie? It is as good as "Sprängaren", and Helena Bergström is one of the best actresses in Sweden, if not THE best!! Also, it was funny to see Lisa Nilsson in a movie.

Are people so used to high octane US-action, that those more subtle, character-driven movies now seem boring??

Anyway, both I and some of my friends here in Denmark like those two movies a lot.

And about you have to have read the book to understand it?? Not true, I don't think it was that difficult to follow. But then again, I really don't have a short attention-span. Give it a try.


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