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A television show centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kenneth Branagh ...  Kurt Wallander 12 episodes, 2008-2015
Richard McCabe ...  Nyberg 11 episodes, 2008-2015
Jeany Spark ...  Linda Wallander 10 episodes, 2008-2015
Sarah Smart ...  Anne-Britt Hoglund 9 episodes, 2008-2012
Sadie Shimmin Sadie Shimmin ...  Lisa Holgersson 6 episodes, 2008-2010
Tom Hiddleston ...  Magnus Martinsson 6 episodes, 2008-2010
Barnaby Kay ...  Lennart Mattson 5 episodes, 2012-2015
David Warner ...  Povel Wallander 5 episodes, 2008-2015
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Storyline

Existential detective Kurt Wallander must battle his own demons as he works to solve a series of bizarre crimes in southern Sweden. This series is made up of four distinct films, each one a mysterious journey into murder, deception, and baffling crimes. Follow Inspector Kurt Wallander - a disillusioned everyman - as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the seemingly sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in beautiful southern Sweden. Brilliantly acted and visually dazzling, Wallander is based on the bestselling Swedish crime novels by Henning Mankell. Written by cmwinn1227

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UK | Sweden | USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wallander See more »

Filming Locations:

Ystad, Skåne län, Sweden

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Other big name actors like Rupert Graves, Nicholas Hoult, and David Warner made appearances during the series. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.135 (2012) See more »

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Best Wallander so far
7 January 2011 | by JuiRoehlSee all my reviews

I've seen all of the 3 "new" Wallander-movies and I have to say that they are the best so far. Kenneth Branagh's acting is superb. He reanimates the character of Kurt Wallander to a whole new level. Every characteristic of the person is played in a very distinct way. Beginning with filming and camera positions, all of the new Wallander Movies have great moments which are very intensive to watch. I haven't seen much TV-productions with such quality so far. Besides the various broadcasting-times in Germany (probably due to the laws of youth protection), I have no arguments against this Wallander-Thrillers. If you liked the previos Mankell-Stories, you will love this (more book-based) version of the story.


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