A Place in the Sun

Synopsis: A Swedish family is found murdered in their home in Costa del Sol in southern Spain - all except the 16-year-old daughter, who has disappeared without a trace. Is it a burglary gone wrong?




It's locked.


The court has reversed

Philip Anderson's conviction.

While the initial appeal the original

conviction was sustained...

after two years imprisonment,

a new appeal was initiated.

My client, Philip Anderson was

wrongly imprisoned for

more than two years.

But today, the Supreme Court

acquitted Philip of all charges.

I'm sure you have many questions.

Do you still trust

the Swedish legal system?

Yes, I'm glad I got a new trial.

But I lost three

years of my life.

That shouldn't happen

in a democracy.

There's a price to be paid.

- Will you claim compensation?

- That's for later consideration.

That isn't an

unreasonable thought,

but at this moment we're

satisfied with this.

Annika Bengtzon of "Evening


Can you explain why a lot

of the testimony changed?

That's a question

for the prosecutor.

I asked Philip.

I'd like to hear his answer.

- The court found me innocent.

- That's no answer to the question.

Can you say more about changes

in the witness statements?

You say that more like a fact

than as a question.

Philip was convicted on the basis

of questionable evidence.

- So you tell me.

- What's wrong in the legal system?


Peter Flinth


"Evening Press"/b

Annika, come to my office?

What should I do about

Philip Andersson?

He can't go unpunished.

- Annika, I want an answer from you.

- I said "no".

You might think about it.

Spiken's going away.

We need a new news editor.

- I'm happy with my current position.

- We work hard as reporters.

So if you take over as editor

you can work according to a schedule.

- I work best at my own time.

- You've so much more in yourself.

What should I do

about Philip Andersson?

All the media were there. It isn't an

exclusive. Only a short summary?

- From what perspective?

- Do you have proof he's guilty?

- No.

- Then he was wrongly convicted.

- This is a short summary.

- Annika?

If you don't want it, I'll

assign it to another.

Who'll decide what you write.

I'm a journalist,

not a personnel manager.

- What did Schyman say?

- Nothing new.

- And you?

- Nothing new.

Pity. You'd be a good boss.

How did the press conference go?

How does

"cleared of all charges" sound?

Not really

the headline of the year.

Check it out.

This just came in.

"Family death by gas

after burglary, Costa del Sol".

Gas? What can that be?

They pumped gas inside and waited

until everyone was unconscious.

- Is that common?

- Yes.

My brother has a house there.

But there are never cases of murder.

- Will you take this story?

- No, I'll do the school bus accident.

Annika Bengtzon of "Evening Press".

Are you Rickard Marmen?

Yes. What can I do for you?

- I'm relaying greetings from Berit.

- Give her my greetings back.

I've a question about the gas

burglary last night.

- Are you in Spain now?

- Yes.

Do you often heard

about gas burglaries?

It happens here

like a conveyor belt.

You have fire alarms,

we have gas ones.

A family died from that.

- Died? When?

- Last night.

- Was it a Swedish family?

- I don't know.

- Do you know any more about it?

- I only know they died.

I must find out more.

- Can I reach you at this number?

- Certainly. Thank you.

Spiken, here.

- Thank you.

- Guess what's inside?

A football.

When I started working here,

Spiken was already the news editor.

I don't know how we'll survive

without you.

Many of you will wonder who the

new editor will be.

So allow me to introduce you to

the new editor:
Patrik Nilsson.

- Patrik, go ahead.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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