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Wallander 

A Swedish cop in a small town by the Baltic coast.

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Henning Mankell
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Series cast summary:
Krister Henriksson ...  Kurt Wallander 32 episodes, 2005-2013
Fredrik Gunnarsson ...  Svartman 32 episodes, 2005-2013
Mats Bergman ...  Nyberg 32 episodes, 2005-2013
Douglas Johansson ...  Martinsson 25 episodes, 2005-2013
Marianne Mörck Marianne Mörck ...  Ebba 25 episodes, 2005-2013
Stina Ekblad ...  Karin / ... 24 episodes, 2005-2013
Johanna Sällström ...  Linda Wallander 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Lena Endre ...  Katarina Ahlsell 13 episodes, 2009-2010
Ola Rapace ...  Stefan Lindman 13 episodes, 2005-2006
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A Swedish cop in a small town by the Baltic coast.

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Sweden | Germany | Denmark | Norway | Finland

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Swedish

Release Date:

3 December 2005 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Mankells Wallander See more »

Filming Locations:

Ystad, Skåne län, Sweden

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$774, 17 June 2012

Gross USA:

$10,359
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Dolby Digital (5.1)

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Color

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16:9 HD
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The first season of thirteen films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and the remainder with new story lines suggested by Henning Mankell. The second season of thirteen films was released between 2009 and 2010, while the third and final season consisted of six films released 2013. See more »

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Great Swedish detective drama
13 September 2009 | by TweekumsSee all my reviews

Being a fan of detective dramas and having watched the BBC's version of Wallander I was interested to see what the original was like when it aired on BBC4. Unfortunately I didn't catch all of the episodes but I enjoyed all of the ones I saw, in fact I preferred it to the British version.

Each episode follows a single case so it doesn't matter too much if you miss the occasional episode. Krister Henriksson is great as the eponymous Kurt Wallander, a police inspector in the Swedish city of Ystad. He isn't the only Wallander in the department, his daughter Linda is also on the force. She is played by the late Johanna Sällström who did a great job, it was rather sad watching it to know that this able actress is no longer alive.

The episodes I saw were all gripping, they also contained a bit more gore than one would expect in a British detective series set in attractive scenery, it isn't over the top though so shouldn't offend anybody unless they have a really weak stomach.

I'd certainly recommend this to all fans of detective fiction, it is a shame that it was aired on digital only BBC4 rather than getting a slot on BBC2 where it might get a larger audience; it seems they are afraid of showing anything subtitled on a major channel.


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