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.
Did You Know?
had originally ended the Wallander book series in 1999 ("Before the Frost", published in 2002, was actually meant to launch a spin-off series with Linda Wallander as the protagonist, while Kurt appears only as a supporting character). He went back on his decision after the success of the first season, and wrote "The Troubled Man" as a result. See more
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