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Death of a Pilgrim 

En pilgrims död (original title)
TV-14 | | Drama, Thriller | TV Mini-Series (2013)
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A newly put-together police force tries to solve the old mystery of the murder on Swedish minister of state Olof Palme in 1986.
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Rolf Lassgård ...  Lars Martin Johansson 4 episodes, 2013
Helena Af Sandeberg ...  Eriksson 4 episodes, 2013
Jonas Karlsson ...  Waltin 4 episodes, 2013
Ellen Jelinek Ellen Jelinek ...  Mattei 4 episodes, 2013
Henrik Norlén ...  Lewin 4 episodes, 2013
Claes Malmberg ...  Bäckström 4 episodes, 2013
Anders Johannisson Anders Johannisson ...  Wijnbladh 4 episodes, 2013
Ulf Friberg ...  Hedberg 3 episodes, 2013
Jacob Ericksson ...  Nilsson 3 episodes, 2013
Johannes Brost ...  Persson 3 episodes, 2013
Kjell Bergqvist ...  Berg 3 episodes, 2013
Lars-Erik Berenett ...  Forselius 3 episodes, 2013
Per Svensson ...  Jarnebring 3 episodes, 2013
Ashley McKinney Taylor Ashley McKinney Taylor ...  Sarah Weissman 3 episodes, 2013
Göran Ragnerstam ...  G:son Henning 3 episodes, 2013
Scott Ackerman Scott Ackerman ...  Krassner 2 episodes, 2013
Johan Hedenberg ...  Berg Jr 2 episodes, 2013
Nigel Whitmey ...  CIA chef 2 episodes, 2013
Lena B. Eriksson Lena B. Eriksson ...  Pia Hedin 2 episodes, 2013
Petra Nielsen ...  Gertrud 2 episodes, 2013
Ia Langhammer ...  LMJs sekreterare 2 episodes, 2013
Christer Fant ...  Söderström 2 episodes, 2013
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A newly put-together police force tries to solve the old mystery of the murder on Swedish minister of state Olof Palme in 1986.

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Drama | Thriller

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Trivia

According to the credits this is based on Leif G.W. Persson's novel trilogy "Välfärdsstatens fall" (The Fall of the Welfare State), however it's really just based on part 1 and 3. The following mini-series Den fjärde mannen (2014) is based on part 2. See more »

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Followed by Den döende detektiven (2018) See more »

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Talk, talk, talk
17 May 2018 | by birckSee all my reviews

I generally like Scandinavian crime series, but this one is a crashing bore. Great acting, attention to detail, high production values-none of that can help when all the characters do is sit around talking. I watched the entire first episode, and that told me all I needed to know. Maybe to a Swede, a rehashing of the unsolved murder of Olaf Palme is fascinating in itself, but there needs to be a story, and if there's one here, it slipped past me. It's written as if the screenwriter and/or director wanted to stick rigidly to the historical record of the investigation, at the expense of motive, story arc, frame, and any sense of movement. One specific problem here is that some of the scenes are flashbacks to the original investigation into the murder, and some are current-time. And it's not clear which is which, or why the history is important. So: appealing characters, good acting, exotic locales, but lousy script and lousy direction. Don't bother.


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