|Directed by||Peter Keglevic|
|Produced by||Hans Lönnerheden|
|Screenplay by||Rainer Berg|
|Based on|| The Terrorists |
by Sjöwall and Wahlöö
|Starring|| Gösta Ekman |
Stockholm Marathon is a 1994 film directed by Peter Keglevic about the Swedish police detective Martin Beck, loosely based on the last Martin Beck novel, The Terrorists . The title song for the film, "Marathon of Life", was written by Ralf Stemmann and performed by Thomas Anders (of Modern Talking).
Peter Keglevic is an Austrian film director and screenwriter. He has directed 30 films since 1976. His film Bella Donna was screened at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival.
Martin Beck is a fictional Swedish police detective who is the main character in a series of ten novels by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, collectively titled The Story of a Crime. The stories are frequently referred to as the Martin Beck stories. All of the novels have been adapted to films between 1967 and 1994, six of which featured Gösta Ekman as Martin Beck. Between 1997 and 2018 there have also been 38 films based on the characters, with Peter Haber as Martin Beck.
The Terrorists is a crime novel by Swedish writers Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö; it is the final book in their 10-part detective series revolving around Martin Beck and his team. The Terrorists was unfinished at the time of Per Wahlöö's death in June 1975; the last few chapters were completed by Maj Sjöwall alone.
Hans Gösta Gustaf Ekman was a Swedish actor, comedian, and director.
Kjell Bertil Leonard Bergqvist is a Swedish actor.
Rolf Holger Lassgård is a Swedish actor. He is known for his many roles in crime dramas.
The Man on the Roof is a 1976 Swedish police procedural-thriller film directed by Bo Widerberg. It is based on the novel The Abominable Man by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. The film stars Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Sven Wollter, Thomas Hellberg and Håkan Serner.
The Abominable Man is a 1971 police procedural novel by Swedish writers Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. It is the seventh book in their series about Martin Beck. The plot follows Martin Beck and his colleagues trying to solve a murder on a senior policeman, known for his brutality against others. While the investigation is ongoing, a well armed man climbs up on a roof in Stockholm.
Cop Killer is a crime novel by Swedish writers Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö, published in 1973. It is part of their detective series revolving around Martin Beck and his team.
Peter Alexander Haber is a Swedish actor. His father was German, his mother Swedish. He grew up in Skåne, Sweden, and in Remscheid, Germany. In 1987 he was hired by the Stockholm City Theatre where he was active until 1994. At the 29th Guldbagge Awards, he was nominated for the Best Actor award for his role in Sune's Summer.
Beck – Hämndens pris is a Swedish police film about Martin Beck, directed by Kjell Sundvall and released in June 2001.
Raven's End is a 1963 Swedish drama film directed by Bo Widerberg, about an aspiring working-class writer in Malmö. The story bears some similarities to Widerberg's own background, although he claimed it to be entirely fictional.
Beck: The Eye of the Storm is a 2009 film about the Swedish police detective Martin Beck, directed by Harald Hamrell. It is the 25th film in the series of chief inspector Martin Beck with Peter Haber in the role of Beck and Mikael Persbrandt as Gunvald Larsson. The producer is Lars Blomgren and production company is Filmlance.
Deadline is a 2001 Swedish thriller. It was released in the USA as The Bomber which is a direct translation of its original Swedish title Sprängaren which is the same as the novel by Liza Marklund from which it was adapted. It stars Helena Bergström, Örjan Ramberg, Ewa Fröling and Pernilla August amongst others. The film was directed by Colin Nutley, who is also married to the lead actress Helena Bergström.
Beck – Vita nätter is a 1998 Swedish police film about Martin Beck, directed by Kjell Sundvall.
Beck – Spår i mörker is a 1997 film about the Swedish police detective Martin Beck directed by Morten Arnfred. It is the eighth film about Martin Beck with Peter Haber as Martin Beck and Mikael Persbrandt as Gunvald Larsson.
Beck – Pojken i glaskulan is a 2002 film about the Swedish police detective Martin Beck directed by Daniel Lind Lagerlöf.
Beck – I guds namn is a 2007 Swedish police film about Martin Beck, directed by Kjell Sundvall.
Måns Gustaf Daniel Nathanaelson is a Swedish actor, best known his role as Oskar Bergman in the films about the police detective Martin Beck.
Per-Arne Henrik Morberg is a Swedish actor, chef and news presenter.
The Man on the Balcony is a 1993 Swedish-German crime thriller film, based on the book The Man on the Balcony written by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. This is the fourth film which stars Gösta Ekman as Martin Beck and Rolf Lassgård as Gunvald Larsson.
Murder at the Savoy is a Swedish/German film from 1993, based on the book Murder at the Savoy.
The Swedish Film Institute was founded in 1963 to support and develop the Swedish film industry. The institute is housed in the Filmhuset building located in Gärdet, Östermalm in Stockholm. The building, completed in 1970, was designed by architect Peter Celsing.
Maj Sjöwall is a Swedish author and translator. She is best known for the collaborative work with her partner Per Wahlöö on a series of ten novels about the exploits of Martin Beck, a police detective in Stockholm. They also wrote novels separately. In 1971, the fourth of the Beck books, The Laughing Policeman won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Novel and was adapted into the film The Laughing Policeman starring Walter Matthau.
Per Fredrik Wahlöö - in English translations often identified as Peter Wahloo - was a Swedish author. He is perhaps best known for the collaborative work with his partner Maj Sjöwall on a series of ten novels about the exploits of Martin Beck, a police detective in Stockholm, published between 1965 and 1975. In 1971, The Laughing Policeman won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Novel. Wahlöö and Sjöwall also wrote novels separately.
Joan Tate was a prolific translator, translating works by many leading Swedish and Swedish-speaking Finnish writers into English.
IMDb is an online database of information related to films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February 2017. Originally a fan-operated website, the database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon.
The Swedish Film Database is an internet database about Swedish films, published by the Swedish Film Institute. It contains information about all Swedish films from 1897 onwards and foreign films that had cinema premiere in Sweden. It also provides a lot of biographies of actors, directors, producers etc. who participated in Swedish films over the years. It is created with the support of the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation. The database comprises about 62,000 films and 265,000 people.
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