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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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Cast

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

Language:

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

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

After filming completed on season 2, Krister Henriksson stated that he would not play Wallander again, having only signed the new contract because he thought the 2005-2006 series could have been better. However, he later indicated that he would be interested in playing the role in an adaptation of the final Wallander novel because "it is the definite end" - this came true with Wallander: Den orolige mannen (2013), which opened the final season. See more »

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Spun-off from Den 5:e kvinnan (2002) See more »

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One for the cameras
10 July 2009 | by polo_pete5See all my reviews

I've seen both recent episodes on the BBC4 channel, and think the show is simply excellent. The gritty style of Kurt Wallander, played superbly by Krister Henriksson, along with some very skilled direction and scriptwriting, make this a gripping detective series. It's not for the faint-hearted either as some scenes are very graphic. The nasty stuff genuinely sends chills down your spine, something very difficult to achieve. While the general character of the Swedes is one of reserve and ice, the scenes of violence and gore differentiates this from the normal stereotype. The cinematography is excellent, and it is a show I would recommend to many Film Studies students.

The supporting cast is the one possible weakness in this show, and more could be done to bring them into it more. Otherwise a very good show. BBC have unearthed a winning detective series


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