Roseanna (1993 film)

Roseanna is a 1993 Swedish police film about Martin Beck, directed by Daniel Alfredson, based on the novel Roseanna (1965).

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Directed byDaniel Alfredson
Screenplay byJonas Cornell
Based onRoseanna
by Sjöwall and Wahlöö
Produced byHans Lönnerheden
StarringGösta Ekman
Kjell Bergqvist
Rolf Lassgård
Niklas Hjulström
CinematographyDan Myhrman
Edited byHélène Berlin
Release dates
  • 6 October 1993 (1993-10-06) (Sweden)
  • 4 February 1994 (1994-02-04) (Sweden Kanal 1)[1]
Running time
94 minutes


A young American tourist is murdered while onboard a cruise ship set sail for Sweden. The body of a victim is discovered in the water by the police, who can't determine the cause of death due to loss of clues. When they finally find something, they use a policewoman as live bait to catch a killer, where she almost gets killed.[2]



  1. ^ "Roseanna (1993)" (in Swedish). Swedish Film Institute. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
  2. ^ Rehlin, Gunnar (28 November 1993). "Roseanna". Variety.

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