Wallander: Season 2, Episode 2

Skulden (6 Mar. 2010)

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Six-year-old Albin Landberg goes missing from nursery school and his corpse is later found in the sea,pumped full of sedatives. Martinsson is convinced the culprit is recently-released ... See full summary »

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Sverrir Gudnason ...
Nina Zanjani ...
Fredrik Gunnarsson ...
Mats Bergman ...
Douglas Johansson ...
Marianne Mörck ...
Stina Ekblad ...
Henny Åman ...
Hanna, Katarinas dotter
Noah Valdfogel ...
Jan Mybrand ...
Greger Frankman
Wallis Grahn ...
Signe Frankman
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Helena Landberg
Erik Olsson ...
Anders Landberg
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Six-year-old Albin Landberg goes missing from nursery school and his corpse is later found in the sea,pumped full of sedatives. Martinsson is convinced the culprit is recently-released paedophile Greger Frankman and is innocently responsible for a vigilante parent group locating and stoning Frankman's house, accidentally killing his elderly mother. Wallander is more interested in nursery helper Rebecka,who goes on the run following the news,but she was only going to meet another man behind her boyfriend's back.Discovering that Albin's older,adoptive brother Viktor was hyperactive and given the same tablets discovered in Albin's corpse by his father brings the investigation tragically closer to home for its solution. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Story of non-standard crime and non-standard movie detective work
1 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This Wallander episode, The Guilt, continues the traditions of the series. Wallander is not your typical movie detective and neither are the crimes or the criminals, at least not usually and not up to now. Most American detective stories revolve around career criminals, and the police or private detectives play a very active role in figuring things out, often using questionable methods. Many Wallander episodes involve more ordinary people who, for personal motivations, commit one-off crimes.

Wallander is the leader of a team. The teamwork helps solve the crimes. Wallander is oft-times quite passive or stymied, awaiting clues. They come in various forms such as forensics. The pieces start to fall into place. When solid evidence is lacking, the crew sometimes goes off on tangents that later turn out to be dead ends. Suspects therefore come and then go. In Wallander, the heroes make mistakes.

In this episode, it is easy to leap to the wrong conclusion without sufficient evidence. Intuition needs some basis. It is even easier for the public to get emotional and start to persecute the innocent whom they suspect, at least that is the theme of one part of the story.

In this movie, a young boy goes missing from supervised play care. Later he is found dead. A known pedophile lives nearby, having just been released from prison. He behaves suspiciously. The playground supervisor behaves suspiciously, and do the parents and a sibling. There are a number of suspects.

For a change, I guessed who did it, too soon, I might add. That's probably a negative for this script. Still, there was ample suspense. I've reduced my rating for that reason and because I sensed that the script was more shallow than others. It had less character development. I missed Linda and Stefan, and it seems that the others were not given much in the way of meaty roles, which need not take up much screen time, in this episode.

The lead, Kristin Henriksson, continues to excel.


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