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Thriller - Completed 2018

The true story of journalist Hannes Råstam who sacrificed everything in order to prove the innocence of the worst convicted serial killer in Sweden.

& Awards

New Nordic Films (Haugesund) 2020
    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • SWEDEN
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 122 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mikael HÅFSTRÖM
    • Producer(s)
    • Helena DANIELSSON (Brain Academy)
    • Synopsis
    • THE PERFECT PATIENT is the captivating story about the biggest legal scandal in Swedish history, the story about the reporter who questioned an entire legal system. Hannes Råstam was dedicated to proving the innocence of Thomas Quick and unmask the legal chaos which sentenced Quick to a life in psychiatric prison. However, no one was interested in exonerating and freeing the worst serial killer in Sweden, a cannibalistic rapist who had been sentenced for eight murders and confessed to another twenty-five. This tale lays out a puzzle for the viewer to put together as the incredible story behind the Thomas Quick case is laid bare piece by piece. The audience will be continuously captivated by secret sources and one person's resilient sense of justice all the way until the overwhelming ending.