Wallander

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  • 2009
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.6  (5,469)

The Wallander series is a fantastic dramatization over the Wallander detective novels by Swedish novelist Henning Mankell Kurt Wallander is portrayed in this television series by the renowned Scottish actor Kenneth Branagh. Kurt Wallander is a very unique character to watch in action, because he seems to care and become just a little too invested in each case, he undertakes. Maybe this is because he happens to wind up the lead detective on some of the most unusual and horrific murder cases that occurred in Sweden this particular crime drama not only shows the seedier side of the world but also shows the darker side of the psychology involved with the killers, as well as the detective. Each episode of the series is a unique looking to the psychology of Kurt Wallander and the unique effect that each case has on him but also on his life. As his devotion to his job has cost him a wife a relationship with his daughter and several girlfriends, because as said previously for Kurt Wallander be detective is not only what he does, but in two years, and he cannot separate his duties as a police officer from his personal life. Each episode will keep the viewer on the edge of their seat for the entire hour and 30 minute (typically) runtime. As each criminal that Wallander tries to stop is entirely unique from anything seen in any other detective drama available the motivations of the criminals portrayed in the series are entirely unique (and often disturbing) and they always add a unique dimension to the drama. The character of Kurt Wallander is unique in the world of detective dramas, simply because by the end of every episode. The viewer is more likely to pity Detective Wallander because he seems to lose a little piece of his soul with every case he undertakes, and it doesn't appear that he will be able to get it back. He is not an action hero were one of those detectives that will do anything to get the case so as it is typically seen in most of the other dramas of this type. He is one of the most human characters ever to be betrayed on television, and Kenneth Branagh does a fantastically excellent job of breathing life into the character of detective Wallander he catches every ounce of emotion that the character experiences and makes the viewer feel as though they are partners with detective Wallander rather than watching on a screen. Any fan of detective dramas surely will not be disappointed with the Wallander series as it is something entirely unique to television.

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The Troubled Man
3. The Troubled Man
May 22, 2016
When Linda's father-in-law, H̴kon Von Enke, disappears, Wallander becomes entrenched in his most challenging missing persons case yet. The only clue to H̴kon's whereabouts is a suspicious submarine incident which took place 25 years previous.
A Lesson in Love
2. A Lesson in Love
May 15, 2016
Wallander and his colleagues discover a middle-aged woman's body half buried in the forest swamp. As they search the victim's home, it becomes clear there has been an intruder and, more disturbingly, that the victim's teenage daughter is missing_
The White Lioness
1. The White Lioness
May 8, 2016
While attending a policing conference, Wallander is drawn into the case of a missing Swedish national in Cape Town. He finds himself on a physical and emotional journey that will lead him from rural Africa to the intense poverty and deprivation of its urban townships, and bring him face to face with an individual who has not only lost hope in their country, but betrayed everything they once believed in.
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The Wallander series is a fantastic dramatization over the Wallander detective novels by Swedish novelist Henning Mankell Kurt Wallander is portrayed in this television series by the renowned Scottish actor Kenneth Branagh. Kurt Wallander is a very unique character to watch in action, because he seems to care and become just a little too invested in each case, he undertakes. Maybe this is because he happens to wind up the lead detective on some of the most unusual and horrific murder cases that occurred in Sweden this particular crime drama not only shows the seedier side of the world but also shows the darker side of the psychology involved with the killers, as well as the detective. Each episode of the series is a unique looking to the psychology of Kurt Wallander and the unique effect that each case has on him but also on his life. As his devotion to his job has cost him a wife a relationship with his daughter and several girlfriends, because as said previously for Kurt Wallander be detective is not only what he does, but in two years, and he cannot separate his duties as a police officer from his personal life.

Each episode will keep the viewer on the edge of their seat for the entire hour and 30 minute (typically) runtime. As each criminal that Wallander tries to stop is entirely unique from anything seen in any other detective drama available the motivations of the criminals portrayed in the series are entirely unique (and often disturbing) and they always add a unique dimension to the drama.

The character of Kurt Wallander is unique in the world of detective dramas, simply because by the end of every episode. The viewer is more likely to pity Detective Wallander because he seems to lose a little piece of his soul with every case he undertakes, and it doesn't appear that he will be able to get it back. He is not an action hero were one of those detectives that will do anything to get the case so as it is typically seen in most of the other dramas of this type. He is one of the most human characters ever to be betrayed on television, and Kenneth Branagh does a fantastically excellent job of breathing life into the character of detective Wallander he catches every ounce of emotion that the character experiences and makes the viewer feel as though they are partners with detective Wallander rather than watching on a screen.

Any fan of detective dramas surely will not be disappointed with the Wallander series as it is something entirely unique to television.

Wallander is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (30 episodes). The series first aired on May 10, 2009.

Where to Watch Wallander

Wallander is available for streaming on the BBC America website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Wallander on demand at Apple TV+, HBO Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 10, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (5,469)