DEADLINE takes us behind the scenes in the high-pressure world of tabloid newspaper, as journalist Annika Bengtzon tries to uncover the details behind a devastating bomb blast in the newly constructed Olympic Stadium, which left the seemingly “perfect” woman head of the organisation committee dead.
As the investigation deepens Annika finds herself out on a limb as her gut feeling that the attack was a personally motivated, and not a random terrorist attack, puts her at odds with the police and her more circulation-minded colleagues.
Along the way we get glimpses into the everyday life, struggles and difficulties which face intelligent, independent but sensitive women everywhere – how to juggle love, family, economic independence and career moves.
Original Title: Sprängaren
Production Year: 2001
First Release: October 2001
Duration: 2h 3min
Director: Colin Nutley
Production: Sweetwater in co-production with AB Svensk Filmindustri, TV4, Jens Fischer Film AB, Nordisk Film & TV-fond with support from Svenska Filminstitutet, Lena Hansson-Varhegyi
Producer: Colin Nutley.
Cast: Helena Bergström, Pernilla August, Reine Brynolfsson, Örjan Ramberg, Brasse Brännström, Niklas Hjulström, Ewa Fröling, Maria Lundqvist, Tomas Pontén
Script: Colin Nutley
Editor: Perry Schaffer
Director of Photography: Jens Fischer fsf