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Who Is Kurt Wallander?

Documentary looking at how the work of writer Henning Mankell, creator of the Kurt Wallander detective series, reveals the hidden angst affecting present-day Sweden.

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.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 11 Jun 2010 00:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter John Harvey
Producer Elaine Donnelly Pieper
Director Elaine Donnelly Pieper
Executive Producer Lindsay Shapero

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