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Who Is Kurt Wallander?

John Harvey presents a documentary about writer Henning Mankell, Sweden's most popular author internationally and the creator of the Kurt Wallander detective series.

By examining Mankell's anti-hero Wallander, it reveals the hidden angst affecting present-day Sweden, a country with an excellent welfare system yet one which has suffered two shocking recent political assassinations. The film tries to grasp what Mankell's characters say about Sweden and how his books inform the rest of the world about Scandinavia's largest country.

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1 hour

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Fri 11 Jun 2010 00:00

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Role Contributor
PresenterJohn Harvey
ProducerElaine Donnelly Pieper
DirectorElaine Donnelly Pieper
Executive ProducerLindsay Shapero

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