The Simple-Minded Murderer

15 yrs 108 minutes 1982 7.6

Sven has a hard time speaking clearly due to being hare-lipped and is thus called “the idiot" by many in his surroundings. When his mother dies, it is decided that he is going to be placed with factory owner Höglund who uses him as an unpaid worker. But with Anna and her family, Sven is met with warmth and friendship and gets a paid employment. However, Höglund does not appreciate losing free labor and decides to take revenge... The Simple-Minded Murderer won several awards at various film festivals and was well received by critics. Åke Janzon wrote in SvD that "it's a magnificent movie, in many ways by one of the great in the Swedish film history."

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Feature film
Genre: Drama
Director: Hans Alfredson
Actor: Stellan Skarsgård, Maria Johansson, Hans Alfredson, Nils Ahlroth, Gösta Ekman
Country: Sweden
Language: Swedish