The small town Ystad in Sweden is suddenly struck by could-be terrorist attacks after the townhouse has an art controversial exhibition that is religious in nature. The army, secret service...
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The small town Ystad in Sweden is suddenly struck by could-be terrorist attacks after the townhouse has an art controversial exhibition that is religious in nature. The army, secret service and politicians interfere with police work, but the police must find out who is blowing things up in Ystad and murdering local citizens?Written by
The title "Hämnden" translates in English to "The Revenge". See more »
When the Major reveals his bomb, he says that if he lets go off the trigger then the bomb will go off. However later in the car when Wallander has just exited, the Major takes on his beret, one can clearly see that he is not holding any trigger. See more »
There are two things at work here. First of all, this episode deals with an exhibition relating to Mohammed. With all that is going on in the Mideast, all kinds of bigotry rears its head. People demonstrate outside the building where the exhibit is to take place. Muslim people in Ystad are suddenly the target of hatred. To make matters worse, a power station has been blown up and the locals suspect the Muslims. Soon there are three murders where the persons were not just shot but their bodies decimated by gunfire. They have a connection, but what is it? Wallander now meets a couple of young recruits as well as a woman who has been brought in to advise him. They become new characters in the drama. Higher powers come in and further harass the Mideasterners. Once again, this is about clues and looking at things from a less obvious perspective. This is the second season and Linda is not around.
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