Masterpiece Mystery!: Wallander: Complete Collection DVD
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Elegantly filmed, brilliantly acted and set in strikingly beautiful locations, Wallander follows a flawed but deeply human detective (Keneth Branagh) - a man who takes each murder case he works on personally and will stop at nothing in his search for the truth.
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- Length: 1080 minutes on 8 Discs
- Country of Origin: United States
- Wallander: Sidetracked / Firewall / One Step Behind
Starring Kenneth Branagh as Kurt Wallander, a hard-working cop with a strong sense of integrity. Based in the small town of Ystad, Sweden, this series consists of three compelling murder mysteries based on the award-winning and phenomenally popular novels by Henning Mankell. In Sidetracked, an apparent suicide and the brutal murder of a former politician compete for the detective's attention. In Firewall two seemingly separate incidents - a heart attack victim and the brutal murder of a cab driver - lead to one conspiracy that stretches beyond the borders of Sweden. And in One Step Behind, three teenagers are murdered, each with a bullet to the head. When one of Wallander's colleagues is found - murdered in exactly the same way - Wallander must discover the connection...
- Wallander: Faceless Killers / The Man Who Smiled / The Fifth Woman
Kenneth Branagh portrays Henning Mankell's Swedish detective Kurt Wallander in three episodes from the BBC series' second season. In Faceless Killers, Wallander investigates the murders of an elderly farm couple near Ystad, but when the wife's dying words are leaked to the public, spawning racist reprisals, Wallander begins to lose hope of ever solving the case. Plus The Man Who Smiled and The Fifth Woman.
- Wallander 3: An Event in Autumn / The Dogs of Riga / Before the Frost
Kurt Wallander returns to solve three heinous crimes in one of television's most acclaimed new series. Based on Henning Mankell's best-selling books, Wallander stars the incomparable Sir Kenneth Branagh (Henry V) in his BAFTA-winning role as the brilliant-but-vulnerable detective. Experience riveting thrills and bracing drama as Wallander finds the remains of a young woman buried in his backyard; uncovers a trail of international corruption; and digs up details that link a family friend with a murderer. As seen on PBS Masterpiece Mystery!
- Wallander 4: The White Lioness / A Lesson in Love / The Troubled Man
Kenneth Branagh returns as Detective Kurt Wallander for three final thrilling stories. In the episode The White Lioness, Wallander is drawn into the case of a missing Swedish national while attending a police conference in South Africa. He then returns to Sweden where a woman's body is discovered half buried in the forest swamps. When it transpires the victim's daughter has also gone missing, Wallander must catch the culprit before he has another death on his conscience. In The Troubled Man, Wallander is in a race against time as he embarks on his final case - the disappearance of his daughter's father-in-law.