David Dencik stars as Thomas Quick in the psycho thriller The Perfect Patient (Quick) inspired by the infamous Thomas Quick legal scandal. The cast also includes Jonas Karlsson and Alba August.
In the 1990s, Thomas Quick confessed to more than 30 murders and was convicted of eight, making him Sweden’s most notorious serial killer. In a documentary by Hannes Råstam, which aired on Swedish television in December 2008, Quick withdrew all his confessions and was finally acquitted of all murders. Helming the feature is Swedish director Mikael Håfström, whose 2004 feature Evil was nominated for an Oscar.
The Perfect Patient is written by Erlend Loe and produced by Helena Danielsson, Brain Academy in co-production with Film i Väst, Umedia, Belgium and Nordisk Film. It premieres in Swedish cinemas on September 20. Watch the trailer here.