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36 Ratings

Il capitano: A Swedish Requiem

Il capitano

Directed by Jan Troell
Germany, Finland, 1991
Crime, Drama


Triple murders are rare enough in Sweden that they qualify as headline-grabbing national news for prolonged periods of time. This movie is based on the story behind one such incident, which took place in 1988.

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Il capitano: A Swedish Requiem Directed by Jan Troell

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1992 | 2 wins including: Best Director

Chicago International Film Festival

1992 | Winner: Best Actress (Gold Plaque)

Amanda Awards (Norway)

1992 | Winner: Best Foreign Feature Film

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