Branagh’s Wallander: Not a Patch on the Original Matt Carr Author, freelance journalist and blogger I’m a big fan of Henning Menkel’s Wallander novels and the Swedish television series that came out of them, and it’s only because I still pine for the latter that I watched Kenneth Branagh’s English version last night.
If those of you who don’t like Branagh’s acting as Wallander, or this Wallander’s style of art direction, then that’s fine, but maybe you need to not compare it to the Swedish version for a while, and see it as something separate.
It’s just my way of suggesting that as the BBC are on record as saying they are attempting to attract a younger audience, that they often fail to grasp that in actual fact their true audience is getting older and can remember good dramas of twenty years ago and more, when all these gimmicky production techniques, were not only impossible but …
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|Kenneth Branagh’s Wallander — Digital Spy|
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 is the first time the Wallander novels have been adapted into an English-language production.Yellow Bird, a production company formed by Mankell, began …
I admit that Kenneth Branagh’s Wallander captures the character even better, is truer to the original text, and thus has now become my Wallander of choice. However, don’t want to lose touch with Lassgard.
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The rest of the films are original stories based on plots written by Mankell, with scriptwriting completed by others. Two more were theatrical releases, and the rest were released on DVD and shown on TV. —A comparison between the Branagh’s and Henriksson’s Wallander External links. Wallander on IMDb ;
Original network: TV4
The second Wallander series of three episodes aired initially in January 2010 on the BBC, and the third season aired in July 2012. The fourth and final series was shot from October 2014 to January 2015 and premiered on German TV, dubbed into German, in December 2015; it aired in the UK, with its original English soundtrack, in May and June 2016.