Is there a Swedish version of Wallander?

Is there a Swedish version of Wallander?

Wallander (Swedish pronunciation: [vaˈlǎnːdɛr]) is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell’s Kurt Wallander novels, starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The stories are set in Ystad, Skåne near the southern tip of Sweden.

Is the Swedish version of Wallander on Netflix?

The new Netflix Original series Young Wallander is now on the streaming platform retracing the beloved Swedish detective’s first steps in a murder investigation. In just six episodes, prepare for this to be your next binge.

Where can I watch Season 1 of Wallander?

Watch Wallander Season 1 | Prime Video.

Is there an English version of Wallander?

Wallander is a British television series adapted from the Swedish novelist Henning Mankell’s Kurt Wallander novels and starring Kenneth Branagh as the eponymous police inspector. It was the first time the Wallander novels have been adapted into an English-language production.

Why is Wallander not in Swedish?

The answer is of course simple. “Young Wallander” is not a Swedish series. It is a British production created by Ben Harris (“Devils”, “Hollyoaks”) with Yellow Bird UK. Just like in the previous BBC series with Kenneth Branagh.

Are there 2 Wallander series?

According to Deadline, Netflix has officially renewed their recently released crime drama prequel Young Wallander for a second season after over two months since the Adam Pålsson-led series had debuted its 6-episode first season in September.

Why is Wallander in Sweden?

Audiences in Sweden, Britain and elsewhere, respond to Wallander because he does seem such a vulnerable and grounded figure. He is a middle-aged man whose life is always at risk of falling apart. The detective is estranged from his wife and has a tempestuous relationship with both his daughter and his elderly father.

Does Netflix have Wallander?

Kurt Wallander is set to take on more cases after European drama Young Wallander was renewed at Netflix for a second season. The streamer launched the first season of the series, produced by Banijay-backed Yellow Bird UK and based on Henning Mankell’s novels, in September.

Does Wallander have dementia?

Over the course of the series he is diagnosed with diabetes, and towards the end of his career he suffers from memory lapses, discovering he has developed Alzheimer’s disease, with which his father was also afflicted.

Why was Wallander suspended?

In Season 2 (2010), there was the slaying of an elderly couple linked to racist reprisals in Ystad; Wallander’s suspension when he refused to get involved in a potential murder; and an elderly birder who fell to his death in a meticulously planned murder.

What was wrong with Wallander?

How many Swedish Wallander series are there?

There is only one perfect Wallander series: Sweden’s “Henning Mankell’s Wallander starring Krister Henriksson.” It is one of the best series ever made for television in any country.

Is there a season 1 of Young Wallander?

This recap of Young Wallander season 1, episode 1 contains spoilers. Check out our spoiler-free season review. Before any character in Young Wallander has a single line of dialogue, we hear on the radio about how Malmö is rife with crime and drama and unrest; this show isn’t intending to be subtle.

Where can I watch season 3 of Wallander?

We got hooked on this show by watching Season 3 on TV, then circling back and watching Seasons 1 and 2 via Amazon Instant Video. You can jump right into these shows at any point — each is sort of a standalone procedural albeit one with the backing narrative of Detective Kurt Wallander’s solitary, increasingly depressive personal life.

When did the second series of Wallander come out?

Wallander (Swedish TV series) The first episode of the second series, Hämnden ( The Revenge ), was released in Swedish cinemas in January 2009; the rest of the series was made for television. A third and final season, containing six 90 minute episodes, aired in 2013 with Charlotta Jonsson replacing the late Johanna Sällström as Linda Wallander.

Who is the actor in the Swedish version of Wallander?

We discovered Wallander thanks to Branagh’s PBS series. That inspired us to try the Swedish version starring Krister Hennriksson and it was infinitely better than Branagh’s moody, uncommunicative detective.