Crime in Paradise

Crime in Paradise (Swedish: Brott i paradiset) is a 1959 Swedish crime thriller film directed by Lars-Eric Kjellgren and starring Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand and Karl-Arne Holmsten.[1] It was shot at the Råsunda Studios in Stockholm and on location around the city. The film's sets were designed by the art director P.A. Lundgren.

Crime in Paradise
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Directed byLars-Eric Kjellgren
Written byFolke Mellvig
Gardar Sahlberg
Produced byAllan Ekelund
StarringHarriet Andersson
Gunnar Björnstrand
Karl-Arne Holmsten
CinematographyLasse Björne
Edited byIngemar Ejve
Music byErik Nordgren
Distributed bySvensk Filmindustri
Release date
7 September 1959
Running time
81 minutes


During a robbery, a safe is blown up and a nightwatchman is accidentally killed. Ten years later his stepson receives information about the crime, and joins forces with Eva a crime reporter.



  1. ^ Qvist & Von Bagh p.39


  • Qvist, Per Olov & von Bagh, Peter. Guide to the Cinema of Sweden and Finland. Greenwood Publishing Group, 2000.

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