Seize the opportunity to experience the roots of the recent wave of Scandinavian crime dramas with this thrilling police procedural. Man on the Roof follows officer Martin Beck as he attempts to solve the murder of a senior policeman known for his brutal treatment of civilians. Climaxing with an exhilarating final act set around the rooftops of Stockholm, this adaptation of the novel The Abominable Man by legendary leftleaning Swedish crime writers Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö is a must-see gem.

Part of the retrospective States of Danger and Deceit: European Thrillers in the 1970s (presented by HOME / supported by the BFI). The full list of titles in the retrospective at LIFF 2017 is as follows: The Day of the JackalThe DeputyDon't Torture a DucklingThe FlightInvestigation of a Citizen Above SuspicionThe Lost Honour of Katharina BlumThe Man on the RoofThe Mattei AffairSeven Days in JanuaryState of SiegeZ.

Ticket offers: the LIFF 2017 Pass is incredible value or see 6 films for the price of 5 (available by phone or in person only) - details here.

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