Sista kontraktet (1998)

R   |    |  Crime, Thriller

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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.


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15 October 1998 | bjb-3
Ever wondered why someone would kill the Swedish Prime Minister?
An excellent, intelligent film, well written and played. Michael Kitchen is superb as the cold-blooded assassin, much more believable than some indestructable beefcake "actor". The closest comparison I can think of is to the original "Day of the Jackal" film. Thankfully, we are spared any speculation as to who was involved in a conspiracy, only that the web of intrigue stretches far and wide. Can be strongly recommended, partly for historical interest, mostly as a good example of Swedish film-making (or indeed any film-making). It would be a great pity if the Swedish origin prevented it from reaching a wider audience.

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Release Date:

6 March 1998


Swedish, English

Country of Origin

Sweden, Norway, Finland

Filming Locations

Gröndalstudion, Gröndal, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden

Box Office


SEK24,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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