Available in 05d 18h 44m 55s
Available October 2, 2020 4:01 AM UTC
Already unlocked? for access

Give as a gift

This virtual screening is eligible for the Audience Award! Unlock it to cast your vote.
Protected contentThis content can only be viewed in authorized regions: District Of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia.
$9After this content becomes available October 2nd at 4:01 am UTC, you'll have 4 days 23 hours to start watching. Once you begin, you'll have 24 hours to finish watching. Need help?

Based on true events, The Perfect Patient combines gripping Nordic noir with a human story about a relentless and resourceful search for the truth. Thomas Quick is the most notorious serial killer ever convicted in Sweden. From the psychiatric prison where he serves a life sentence, he claims that he was also a cannibalistic rapist and confesses to an additional 25 murders. But years into his sentence, Quick’s life is changed by Hannes Råstam (Jonas Karlsson), a prize-winning investigative reporter and producer of documentaries examining police and the Swedish justice system. Without much support from the Swedish authorities, Råstam dedicates himself to unmasking the legal chaos that resulted in Quick’s conviction. Returning to his native Sweden after 15 years in Hollywood, director Mikael Håfström carefully lays out the pieces of the puzzle while emphasizing the phrase “beyond a reasonable doubt.”—Palm Springs International Film Festival

  • Year
  • Runtime
    122 min
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Washington, DC Premiere
  • Director
    Mikael Håfström