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Paradise (2003)

Paradiset (original title)
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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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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Drama | Mystery | Action | Crime

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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 A Place in the Sun (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Den glade bagarn i San Remo
Lyrics and music composed by Evert Taube (1938)
Sung by Hans Stralström
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Terrible
3 July 2003 | by mooshpitSee all my reviews

Well, just 5 minutes ago I ejected the DVD from my player, and I'm now considering burning my ol' Samsung 511 just because crap like "Paradiset" have defiled it.

I don't know what's wrong with us Swedes. It's as if our taste in movies descends to the pits of hell when the origin of the movie is Swedish. The acting in this movie embarassing (why do swedish actors always stutter?) and the story is a bit incoherent. It's almost a requirement to have read the book. I HAVE read the book and I must say that even then I found the story a bit confusing.

Please, don't repeat my mistake and see this piece of crap.


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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

28 February 2003 (Sweden) See more »

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