Van Veeteren: Borkmann’s Point

Van Veeteren: Borkmann’s Point

dir. Erik Leijonborg (2005) [subtitled] [originally “Borkmanns punkt”]

Film poster: “Van Veeteren: Borkmann’s Point” dir. Erik Leijonborg (2005) [subtitled] [originally “Borkmanns punkt”]

A by-the-numbers feature-length Swedish murder mystery. Much hangs on the character of retired police inspector Van Veeteren, and on Sven Wollter’s portrayal, neither of which set the screen alight. The supporting cast show promise but are only given so much to do.

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