Sista Kontraktet (1998)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Crime Thriller  |   Release Date - Mar 6, 1998 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 114 min.  |   Countries - Sweden  |  
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Based on the novel by the pseudonymous "John W. Grow," this drama is the first feature to examine the unsolved murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, who was shot in February of 1986 as he walked through the center of Stockholm with his wife. Troubled police officer Roger (Mikael Persbrandt) is on the brink of a breakdown, and his pal Bo (Reine Brynolfsson) gets an order to find out the problem. Roger relates how he almost prevented Palme's murder, and the tale then flashes back to the beginnings of the conspiracy and the killer (Michael Kitchen) in Malta. While the novel fingers a leader in the Swedish business community as the manipulator of the murder, the film evades this point.

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murder