The plot revolves around an attempt to disable all the financial systems in the Western world by idealists who believe that it will change the world and correct its imbalances, notably the poverty in Africa.
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 Wallander (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Lisa Holgersson (2 episodes, 2007)
Sten Elfström ...
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Kajsa Ernst ...
 Elvira (2 episodes, 2007)
Rupert Holliday-Evans ...
 Carter (2 episodes, 2007)
William Wahlstedt ...
 Solomon (2 episodes, 2007)
Mira Eklund ...
 Eva (2 episodes, 2007)
Sofia Pekkari ...
 Sonja (2 episodes, 2007)
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 Robin (2 episodes, 2007)
Pierre Tafvelin ...
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 Lötberg (2 episodes, 2007)
Tomas Norström ...
 Erik Hökberg (2 episodes, 2007)
Cecilia Nilsson ...
 Siv Eriksson (2 episodes, 2007)
Lena Nylén ...
 Marianne Falk (2 episodes, 2007)
Fyr Thorvald Strömberg ...
 Alfredsson (2 episodes, 2007)
Christoffer Svensson ...
 Jonas (2 episodes, 2007)
Eva Fritjofson ...
 Bexell (2 episodes, 2007)
Georgi Staykov ...
 Istvan (2 episodes, 2007)
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Peter Perski ...
 Dr. Meyer (2 episodes, 2007)
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Sinovuyohoza ...
 6-årig flicka (2 episodes, 2007)
Sonwabo Maqweqwe ...
 7-årig pojke (2 episodes, 2007)
Emanuel ...
 Taxi chaufför (2 episodes, 2007)
Ing Marie Andersson ...
 Civilpolis (2 episodes, 2007)
Ninni Bauer ...
 Civilpolis (2 episodes, 2007)
Cecilia Domstad ...
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Josef Harringer ...
 Civilpolis (2 episodes, 2007)
Hasse Karlsson ...
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Dan Lind ...
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Marie Nord Andersson ...
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Gunnel Stenberg ...
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Bror Widén ...
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Sofia Andersson ...
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Mikael Bastenius ...
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Anders Fryklund ...
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The plot revolves around an attempt to disable all the financial systems in the Western world by idealists who believe that it will change the world and correct its imbalances, notably the poverty in Africa.

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The first Wallander adaptation to premiere on DVD. See more »

Goofs

When they're talking about Robin, the young computer hacker who has been in jail for hacking Pentagon, they're saying "him" a several times in the movie, however, Robin is a she, but in the book version (the original version of Fierwall/Brandvägg), "Robin" (book character's name is Robert) is described as a boy with short hair and glasses. See more »

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A Non-Hollywood techno-thriller
5 January 2008 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Having read quite many of Henning Mankell's novels I was interested to see how well they transform to films. "Brandvägg" (which is 'firewall' in English) puts Kurt Wallander (the resident main character of Mankell's crime novels) in the trails of an international terrorism. What starts as a simple murder investigation soon escalates into bigger things, which I won't spoil here - part of the charm of the movie comes from discovering it yourself. The strong points of the movie are its characters - Rolf Lassgård draws a very human Kurt Wallander and the supporting cast is excellent. The plot is not the most original one (the fragility of technology-depended Western world has been pointed out in many movies before) but holds the viewer's interest to the end. My only gripe is the "happy ending" which seems unnecessary but I guess it is true to the book. In conclusion "Brandvägg" was a positive surprise and I am looking forward to see more Wallander novels on screen.


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