Murder at the Savoy (film)

Murder at the Savoy (Swedish: Polis, polis, potatismos) is a Swedish/German film from 1993, based on the 1970 book Murder at the Savoy.[1]

Murder at the Savoy
Directed byPelle Berglund
Screenplay byPelle Berglund
Jonas Cornell
Based onMurder at the Savoy
by Sjöwall and Wahlöö
Produced byHans Lönnerheden
StarringGösta Ekman
Kjell Bergqvist
Rolf Lassgård
Niklas Hjulström
CinematographyTony Forsberg
Edited byCarina Hellberg
Music byStefan Nilsson
Release dates
  • October 6, 1993 (1993-10-06) (Sweden)
  • April 29, 1994 (1994-04-29) (Sweden Kanal 1)[1]
Running time
91 minutes


A famous industrialist is killed at a restaurant in Malmö. When the police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case, it is revealed that the industrialist is possibly involved in illegal arms deals. The police have only one question to answer: Who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?



  1. ^ a b "Polis polis potatismos (1994)" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Archived from the original on 18 August 2010. Retrieved 18 June 2010.

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