Vendetta (1995 film)

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Directed by Mikael Håfström
Produced by Ingemar Leijonborg
Hans Lönnerheden
Written by Thomas Borgström
Lars Bill Lundholm
Based on Vendetta
Jan Guillou
Starring Stefan Sauk
Music by Francis Shaw
Cinematography Erling Thurmann-Andersen
Edited by Sofia Lindgren
Distributed by SF International Sales
Release date
  • February 10, 1995 (1995-02-10) (Sweden)
Running time
135 minutes
Country Sweden
Language English

Vendetta is a Swedish film which was released to cinemas in Sweden on 10 February 1995,[1] directed by Mikael Håfström. It stars Stefan Sauk as the Swedish intelligence officer Carl Hamilton and as his adversary Don Tommaso, Ennio Fantastichini.[2] A television miniseries was filmed at the same time. It aired as 6 episodes of 50-60 minutes each.


Carl Hamilton gets assigned to go to Sicily in order to free two Swedish business men who are kept captured by a local villain named Don Tommaso. The Don wants a Swedish naval robot system in exchange for his hostages. In the beginning Hamilton acts merely as a negotiator, but when he cannot accept the demands of his counterpart the situation escalates.

Hamilton stands up against Don Tommaso, while abduction and murder becomes the language of negotiation. A classical vendetta has been initiated, as narcotics from Colombia and the Italian intelligence community become involved.



  1. ^ "Vendetta" (in sSwedish). Swedish Film Database. 10 February 1995. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
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