Johan Falk #1: SPECIAL OPERATION

TITLES Swedish (original title) Johan Falk: GSI - Gruppen för särskilda insatser Johan Falk GSI Film Poster Affisch  
  German GSI - Spezialeinheit Göteborg: Zwischen den Fronten
     
PLOT After five years with the Organized Crime group at Interpol, Johan Falk returns to Gothenburg in a new position with the GSI, a special task force within the Gothenburg police. His family is to join him later that year. After his colleague and old f riend Tommy Ridders is shot and killed on duty, Falk finds out that one of the reasons for the success of the task force is that they operate via infiltrators among the criminals. Falk is approached by a man, who goes under the codename Lisa, and who claims to have worked closely with Tommy. He asks Falk to helpprotect his family.
     
REVIEWS Aftonbladet [Swedish]
Arbetarbladet [Swedish]
bio.nu [Swedish]
Corren [Swedish]
Expressen [Swedish]
Gefle Dagblad [Swedish]
Helsingborgs Dagblad [Swedish]
Kommunalarbetaren [Swedish]
Moviezine [Swedish]
Svenska Dagbladet [Swedish]
TV4 Nyhetsmorgon [Swedish]
Västerbottens Folkblad [Swedish]
Moviepilot [German]
Kulturkapellet [Danish]
Filmnyt DVD [Danish]
   
PRODUCTION Production Company Strix Drama AB
  Copyright Strix Drama AB (2009)
  Co-Production Company TV4 AB, Nordisk Film AB, Film i Väst AB, ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Bremedia Produktion GmbH
  Presented By Strix Drama AB
  Advance Allocations Nordisk Film- & TV Fond
  Market Allocations Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet (2008-09- 12)
  Distributor in Sweden Nordisk Film AB (2009)
  Release Dates June 12th 2009
     
  Director Anders Nilsson
  Screenplay Anders Nilsson, Joakim Hansson
  Producer Joakim Hansson
  Line Producer Håkan Hammarén  
  Director of Photography Per Arne Svensson
  Music Bengt Nilsson  
  Film Editor Marianne Lindecrantz  
  Production Mixer Christian Holm
  First Assistant Director James Velasquez
  Second Assistant Director Karolina Johansson  
  Stunt Coordinator Martin Zetterlund  
  Script Supervisor Eva Larsdotter  
  Executive Producer Klaus Bassiner, Tomas Eskilsson, Lone Korslund, Claudia Schröder, Åsa Sjöberg, Henrik Stenlund  
  Location Manager Mia Welin  
  Production Assistant Henrik Stafrén  
  Casting Pär Brundin  
  Casting Assistant Inger Brundin, Karolina Johansson  
  First Assistant Cameraman Mimmo Hildén  
  Second Assistant Cameraman Anton Magnusson  
  Gaffer Bengt Grewin  
  Visual Effects Markus Lundqvist  
  Assistant Production Designer Christian Olander  
  Propman Jennie Schubert  
  Make-up / Hair Hanna Elwe  
  Stunt Janne Lindqvist, Hjalmar Möller, Robert Follin, Martin Zetterlund, Madeleine Trollvik  
  Sound Editor Carl Edström, Jonas Jansson  
  Foley Lucas Nilsson  
  Dialogue Editor Jens Johansson  
  Sound Effects Editor Nicklas Lindh, Peter Åhrberg  
       
  Aspect Ratio 1.85:1  
  Classification Allowed from age 15  
  Length 3222 meter, 118 minutes  
       
CAST Jakob Eklund Johan Falk  
  Joel Kinnaman Frank Wagner  
  Mikael Tornving Patrik Agrell  
  Meliz Karlge Sophie Nord  
  Reuben Sallmander Tommy Ridders  
  Jens Hultén Seth Rydell  
  Jacqueline Ramel Anja Månsdotter  
  André Sjöberg Dick Jörgensen  
  Henrik Norlén Lasse Karlsson  
  Martin Wallström Martin Borhuldt  
  Lars G. Svensson Lennart Jägerström  
  Marie Richardson Helén  
  Ruth Vega Fernandez Marie  
  Željko Santrač Matte  
  Pelle Bolander Eric Davoda  
  Fredrik Dolk Peter Kroon  
  Maria Hörnelius District Chief Constable  
  Bahador Foladi Chris Amir  
  Ulf Michal Taggen  
  Doris Funcke Josephine Wagner  
  Johan Karlberg Ove Wagner  
  Rasmus Lindgren Christian Wagner  
  Tomas Glaving Skägget  
  Jonas Sjöqvist Roger Nordh  
  Isidor Alcaide Backlund Ola Falk  
  Jerker Fahlström Borglund  
  Camilla Lundén Niki  
  Åsa Fång Nadja  
  Tom Lidgaard Max Agrell  
  Dennis Alvdén Robin Agrell  
  Erik Lundin G:son  
  Anastasios Soulis Felix Rydel  
  Christian Brandin Conny Lloyd  
  Anders Gustavsson Victor Eriksen  
  Roy Hansson Kenneth Alm  
  Alexander Lindman Jens Wickman  
  Rajko Radovanov Matte's Father  
  Valerica Predescu Davoda's Mother  
  Hanna Alsterlund Nina  
  Hanna Ullerstam Ann-Louise Rojas  
  Jovan Siladji Gustav Wedberg  
  Anna Carin Henricsson Policaman by roadblock  
  Bo Lyckman Detective at Josephine's  
  Jonas Arlmark Policaman in van  
  Madeleine Barwén Trollvik Burning Guard  
  Renny Olausson Vicar  
  Johan Bjerkman Security Guard at the Hotel  
  Liselott Ehrnberg Forensic Scientist 1  
  Bength Eriksson Forensic Scientist 2  
  Enar Gustavsson Forensic Scientist 3  
  Göran Sjöberg Policaman at the Hotel  
  Netti Lindberg Policaman at the Hotel  
  Laban Eliasson Policaman at the Hotel  
  Ola Hedén Policaman at the Hotel  
  Per Trollvik Policaman at the Hotel  
  Robert Follin Doorman with nosebleed  
  Susanne Palmkvist Davoda's Wife  
  Axel Johansson Davoda's Child  
  Allen Kulluvaara Davoda's Child  
  Sebastian Sandblom Davoda's Child  
  Anna Saari Woman in Elevator  
       
SOURCES The Swedish Film Database    
  Internet Movie Database    
       
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