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20 NOVEMBER 2013
OLA RAPACE IN TRAGEDI PÅ EN LANTKYRKOGÅRD

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2013-09-02
Tragedi på en lantkyrkogård - starring Ola Rapace from Skyfall (2012) - premieres on DVD and Blu-ray.

Tragedi på en lantkyrkogård is based on Maria Lang's book about Inspector Christer Wijk (Ola Rapace), Puck and Einar Bure.

Plot:
The Christmas smorgasbord is laid in the parsonage for the pastor and his guests, Puck (TUVA NOVOTNY) and Einar Bure (LINUS WAHLGREN). Suddenly there's a knock on the door, and the blonde sex bomb Barbara reveals tearfully that her husband has disappeared. When he is found murdered Inspector Christer Wijk (OLA Rapace) is called, and the gossip starts to go in the little village - but who's telling the truth, and who is lying to conceal the crime?

The sixth film in a series of six stand-alone thrillers. Other films of the series: Mördaren ljuger inte ensam, Kung Liljekonvalje av Dungen, Inte flera mord, Rosor, kyssar och döden and Farliga drömmar.

Film details:
DVD/Blu-ray release: 20 November, 2013
Classification: PG-15
Audio format: Dolby Digital 5.1
Aspect ratio: 16:9 anamorphic widescreen, 1.78:1
Subtitles: Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish
Running time: N/A
Number of discs: 1
Production Company: Pampas Produktion
Theatrical distributor in Sweden: N/A
TV distributor in Sweden: TV4

Director: Christian Eklöw and Christopher Panov
Main cast: Ola Rapace, Tuva Novotny, Linus Wahlgren.

About OLA RAPACE:
Ola Rapace is trained at the Theatre Academy in Gothenburg between 1995 and 1999. For several years, during his time at the drama school, Ola worked at the Backa Theatre and at the Uppsala City Theatre. At the Stockholm City Theatre he recently appeared in ”Kontakt med Gud" (2010), directed by Mattias Andersson, and in "Angels in America 1-11" (2011) directed by Eva Dahlman.

In 1999, he was critically acclaimed for his performance in Lukas Moodysson's blockbuster "Together". But it was as Hoffa, in the series ”Tusenbröder” and ”Tusenbröder 2” directed by Erik Leo Borg, that Ola got his definitive breakthrough as an actor. The series was aired during a third season and was also filmed in the feature film "Tusenbröder – Återkomsten" (2006). Between 2005 and 2006, he played Stefan Lindman in thirteen of the Swedish Wallander films, including the theatrical releases "Before the Frost" (2004), "Mastermind" (2005) and "The Secret" (2006). On television, we have also seen Ola in ”Sjätte dagen” (1999), ”Anna Phil” (2007-2008), ”Selma” (2008), ”Stockholm-Båstad” (2011), and Daniel Alfredson's "Odjuret" (2012).

Other movies include: ”Hus i helvete” (2001), ”Allt om min buske” (2006), Pernilla August's "Svinalängorna" (2010) and Anders Grönros' "I miss you" (2011) and more recently, the Bond film Skyfall (2012).

Editor's note:
For other posts about Ola Rapace presented on From Sweden with Love, click here.

Photo above:
Blu-ray cover for Tragedi på en lantkyrkogård. © 2013 Pampas Produktion AB, TV4-Gruppen. All rights reserved.

Read more about Tragedi på en lantkyrkogård on IMDB:
www.imdb.com/title/tt2621118/
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