Wallander (2008–2016)
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The Troubled Man 

Kurt is in a race against time as he embarks on his final case - the disappearance of his daughter's father-in-law.

Director:

Benjamin Caron

Writers:

Peter Harness, Henning Mankell (novel)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Terrence Hardiman ... Hakan von Enke
Kenneth Branagh ... Kurt Wallander
John Lightbody ... Dr. Öberg
Jeany Spark ... Linda Wallander
Boel Larsson Boel Larsson ... Simona
Ann Bell ... Louise von Enke
Simon Chandler ... Nils Ytterberg
Christopher Fairbank ... Sten Norlander
Barnaby Kay ... Lennart Mattson
Richard McCabe Richard McCabe ... Nyberg
Joe Claflin ... Tobias Eliasson
Kitty Peterkin ... Klara von Enke
Harry Hadden-Paton ... Hans von Enke
Garrick Hagon ... Steven Wilson
Nimmy March ... Nurse
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When his daughter Linda's father-in-law Haken disappears the newly reinstated Wallander assists detective Yttenberg in trying to find him. Learning that Haken had been a submariner thirty years earlier Wallander believes he was keeping secrets relating to that period of his life from his wife Louise, another secret being Haken's severely disabled daughter Signe, whom he would visit surreptitiously. following a suspicious death Wallander's own dementia begins to slowly kick in but he still unearths events from the 1980s when Haken was possibly leading a double life. In locating the missing man Wallander discovers the truth about these accusations and is able to close his very last case. Written by don @ minifie-1

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Branagh's Wallander website

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 2016 (USA) See more »

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Zodiak Entertainment See more »
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Trivia

In the intro, Kenneth Branagh's voiceover recites the poem 'The Half-Finished Heaven' by Nobel Prize winner Tomas Tranströmer but skipping the ante-penultimate verse "The endless ground under us". See more »

Goofs

at 49:47 Wallander asks his son-in-law, "what else have you been keeping from my sister?" ... He must mean his daughter. NOTE: it may not be a goof as it may mean to demonstrate his mental slippage after his diagnosis of Alzheimer's. See more »

Connections

Version of Wallander: A Lesson in Love (2015) See more »

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Wallander Walks Away
26 May 2016 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Having seen the Swedish version of this final episode, I have to talk about a spark. As Kurt begins to succumb to Alzheimers, he becomes even more morose than he normally is. He finds himself trying to find his daughter's father-in-law, who has some connection to spying. As he does this, he becomes more and more confused. He at times is almost zombie-like. Granted, this insidious disease takes the soul out of a person, but early onset isn't presented with much reality. Wallander is awfully lucid most of the time but occasionally drops off the face of the earth. The performance is dull and that is the problem. One of our greatest actors interprets the role with a single dimension and gets by on pure luck. Branagh is so stoic as to appear catatonic. A bit of a disappointment to end this series.


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