The Fire Engine That Disappeared (film)

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Brandbilen som försvann
Directed by Hajo Gies
Produced by Hans Lönnerheden
Screenplay byRainer Berg
Beate Langmaack
Based on The Fire Engine That Disappeared
by Sjöwall and Wahlöö
Starring Gösta Ekman
Kjell Bergqvist
Rolf Lassgård
Niklas Hjulström
CinematographyAchim Poulheim
Release date
  • 2 July 1993 (1993-07-02)(Sweden)
Running time
90 minutes
CountrySweden
Germany
LanguageSwedish

Brandbilen som försvann is a 1993 Swedish police film about Martin Beck, directed by Hajo Gies.

Martin Beck fictional Swedish police detective

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.

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Gösta Ekman Swedish actor, comedian and director (1939–2017)

Hans Gösta Gustaf Ekman was a Swedish actor, comedian, and director.

Kjell Bergqvist Swedish actor

Kjell Bertil Leonard Bergqvist is a Swedish actor.

Rolf Lassgård Swedish actor

Rolf Holger Lassgård is a Swedish actor. He is known for his many roles in crime dramas.

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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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