Bill Bergson Lives Dangerously (1996 film)

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Kalle Blomkvist Mästerdetektiven lever farligt
Directed by Göran Carmback
Produced by Waldemar Bergendahl
Screenplay by Johanna Hald
Based on Bill Bergson Lives Dangerously
by Astrid Lindgren
Music by Peter Grönvall
Release date
  • 21 December 1996 (1996-12-21)(Sweden)
Running time
85 minutes

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About the film

An earlier film based on the book was recorded in 1957, see Bill Bergson Lives Dangerously (1957 film). In this second film one thing has been changed – in the book the city is called Lillköping but in this film it is called Storköping, according to the address the murderer wrote on a letter he sent to Eva-Lotta.

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