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Hamilton 

TV-14 | | Action, Thriller | TV Mini-Series (2001)
Swedish intelligence agent Carl Hamilton gets busy when it is discovered that a group of Soviet rebels intend to smuggle a nuclear weapons robot through Sweden. Carl and his colleague must risk life and limb to stop the uprising.
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Series cast summary:
Peter Stormare ...  Carl Hamilton 4 episodes, 2001
Lena Olin ...  Tessie 4 episodes, 2001
Mark Hamill ...  Mike Hawkins 4 episodes, 2001
Mats Långbacka Mats Långbacka ...  Åke Stålhandske 4 episodes, 2001
Per Flygare Per Flygare ...  Jansson 4 episodes, 2001
Jon Holmberg Jon Holmberg ...  Juha 4 episodes, 2001
Valeriy Priyomykhov ...  Mordavin 4 episodes, 2001
Yuriy Sherstnyov ...  Kasparov 4 episodes, 2001
Mikael Ahlberg Mikael Ahlberg ...  Andersson 3 episodes, 2001
Lena-Pia Bernhardsson Lena-Pia Bernhardsson ...  Niemi 3 episodes, 2001
Terry Carter ...  Texas Slim 3 episodes, 2001
Carl Magnus Dellow Carl Magnus Dellow ...  Statsministern / ... 3 episodes, 2001
Madeleine Elfstrand Madeleine Elfstrand ...  Anna 3 episodes, 2001
Göran Forsmark ...  Polis 3 episodes, 2001
Lars-Erik Friberg Lars-Erik Friberg ...  patolog / ... 3 episodes, 2001
Torbjörn Fält Torbjörn Fält ...  soldat / ... 3 episodes, 2001
Bengt Haglund Bengt Haglund ...  Brännström 3 episodes, 2001
Thomas Hedengran ...  Gustavsson 3 episodes, 2001
Krister Henriksson ...  förhörsledare / ... 3 episodes, 2001
Ilja Jakerson Ilja Jakerson ...  ung sjöman / ... 3 episodes, 2001
Stanislav Klimuskin Stanislav Klimuskin ...  Kolja 3 episodes, 2001
Anders Lidberg Anders Lidberg ...  fjälljägare / ... 3 episodes, 2001
Viktor Sergachyov ...  Minister 3 episodes, 2001
Zakia Tahri Zakia Tahri ...  Moona 3 episodes, 2001
Valeri Yeremichev Valeri Yeremichev ...  Fellinski 3 episodes, 2001
Karim Doukkali Karim Doukkali ...  PLO-soldat 2 episodes, 2001
Niels Dybeck ...  ÖB 2 episodes, 2001
Evgeniy Lazarev ...  Yuri Chivartsev 2 episodes, 2001
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Abdel Kebir Ragagna Abdel Kebir Ragagna ...  Libysk major / ... 2 episodes, 2001
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Yuliya Silaeva Yuliya Silaeva ...  Elena 2 episodes, 2001
Sean-Michael Smith ...  CNN Reporter 2 episodes, 2001
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Swedish intelligence agent Carl Hamilton gets busy when it is discovered that a group of Soviet rebels intend to smuggle a nuclear weapons robot through Sweden. Carl and his colleague must risk life and limb to stop the uprising.

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Action | Thriller

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TV-14
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Country:

Sweden | Norway

Language:

Swedish | Russian | English | Arabic

Release Date:

13 April 2001 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Гамильтон See more »

Filming Locations:

Enköping, Uppsala län, Sweden See more »

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Budget:

SEK50,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Mainly positive
28 January 2003 | by FinneSee all my reviews

It was a sheer coincidence that I happened to notice this one from the telly. A lucky coincidence, as it made me interested about the man himself, Mr. Stormare, and now I've seen many fine performances by him in other movies. Carl Hamilton was a familiar man for me, I have read some of the books, and enjoyed them - not greatly at all times, but enjoyed anyway. I did not see movie "Hamilton", of which I am happy, because this series must give so much more to the viewer than the movie. I had no expectations about the series, so I was not disappointed, vice versa. So, Commander Carl Hamilton of the Swedish Army Intelligence starts the mission to prevent nuclear missiles being smuggled from Russia... with the help of the Americans, Russians, and finally Palestinians. All sorts of things happen and the story wanders from Stockholm to Murmansk, Washington and Libya... A pleasant surprise that the Russians were not all crooks, I actually got a very soft spot for Yuri Chivartsev (Yevgeni Lasarev)! And Mark Hamill got many extra points doing the role of maniac Mike Hawkins - he surely did not remind me of Luke Skywalker in this one! Good for him! The only role that was a sort of disappointment to me was of Åke Stålhandske, played by our Mats Långbacka - I would have wanted to see the robustness of Åke... but, on the other hand, I blame the manus for that, as well as of those blunders in the logics. For those who blame Carl Hamilton being stiff - have you REALLY read the books? What do you expect of a man who lives in a "safe" country, amidst people who have no idea what dirty and dangerous things happen, what hideous things he is forced to do so that they could also remain safe? He's NOT an "American" hero, luckily! I think that Peter Stormare did a convincing and intensive role and one memorable moment is when Carl tells his bride Tess (Lena Olin, smallish but effective role) about the events on Russian tundra and gets on the verge of breaking down. Also the tension between him and Åke is very well played by both participants. And dozens of little things, gestures, glances, slipping from good American-English into heavy Swedish accent when agitated, etc., they "betray" Mr. Stormare to be a very talented and skillful actor.

Well, OK... this could have been "more Swedish" but I suspect this is much more rewarding to see than the actual movie. There are some mishaps and blunders in the story and all the characters are not very convincing, but if I can enjoy this even though I'm from Finland and this is made by Swedes (mostly), I think it's worth seeing. So if you folks in other countries get the chance to see this series, be my guests and use the opportunity, but DON'T LET THEM DUB! Subtitles are a fine invention!!!


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