Nov. 30, 2008
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90 min.
BBC One TV Network

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Wallander (UK)

Wallander is a British television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels. In this drama Kenneth Branagh is starring as the eponymous police inspector, Kurt Wallander who investigates a series of violent and terrifying murders in the beautiful setting of Skane, southern Sweden.


Wallander (UK) Season 1 (2007)

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Eleven year old Johannes is found dead in a crevice. The postmortem shows that the boy has been sexually abused and beaten to death. Detectiv Stefan Lindman is a member of the same ...
Apr. 09, 2007
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Season 1 Characters

Kurt Wallander played by Kenneth Branagh
Anne-Britt Hoglund played by Sarah Smart
Lisa Holgersson played by Sadie Shimmin
Svedberg played by Tom Beard
Martinsson played by Tom Hiddleston
Nyberg played by Richard McCabe
Linda Wallander played by Jeany Spark
Ebba played by Boel Larsson
Povel Wallander played by David Warner
Ella Lindfeldt played by Orla Brady
Ake played by Ben Meyjes
Louise played by Ben Meyjes
Sonja Hokberg played by Susannah Fielding
Astrid Hillstrom played by Anna Ahlerup
Gertrude played by Polly Hemingway
Eva Persson played by Angela Terence
Martin Boge played by Melker Sörensen
Dolores Maria Santana played by Ashley Madekwe
Eva's Mother played by Ysobel Gonzalez
Lena Norman played by Nicole Briggs
Edvin Salomonsson played by Jon Laurimore
Erik Hokberg played by Guy Henry
Dr. Malmström played by Jessica Lloyd
Eva Hillstrom played by Lorraine Brunning
Lillemor Norman played by Samantha Best

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Season 1 Videos

Wallander: Same Weapon
Wallander: Same Weapon (02:17)

Wallander (02:32)

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Season 1 Quotes

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Victim's Son: You got a dad?
Kurt Wallander: You mean, is he still around? Yeah.
Victim's Son: What's he like?
Kurt Wallander: How long have you got...
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Wetterstedt: That maniac puts an ax through my skull, by God you'll pay!
Anne-Britt Hoglund: I'm willing to take that risk.
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Season 1 Trivia

  • Episode 01 - Kenneth Branagh's performance as Swedish cop Kurt Wallander makes it the third time when a famous Swedish movie/television cop gets portrayed by an actor who is not from Sweden/speaking Swedish. The first two are Walter Matthau as Jake Martin
  • Episode 02 - Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): The murdered taxi driver's bloody ID card reads "Johan Lundberg," but later when Wallander later refers to him on the phone, he calls him "Gunnar" Lundberg.
  • Episode 02 - Goof (factual errors): When Kurt looks at the dating website which his daughter signed him up for, his profile page gives his height as '1.88 cm', which is about three-quarters of an inch. Presumably they meant either '1.88 m' or '188 cm', which would be just over 6 feet (and a few inches t
  • Episode 02 - Goof (revealing mistake): When the medical examiner first uncovers the corpse of the supposed heart attack victim in the morgue, the corpse's eye is twitching.
  • Episode 02 - Goof (continuity error): Wallander's mobile phone changes phone language several times during the film, from english to swedish, and the other way around.

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