New on Netflix a famous inspector in a new guise
New on Netflix: a famous inspector in a new guise
For real crime fans, Kurt Wallander is one of the most interesting novel inspectors who have ever investigated. In the Netflix series “Young Wallander”, however, we get to know a whole new side of the police officer …
We know Wallander, the Commissioner, who is already known to us from numerous novels and film and television adaptations, above all as an older man, always grouchy, melancholy and committed to his work. His private life is anything but unproblematic and his cases mostly have to do with the social grievances in Sweden.
Wallander inventor Henning Mankell said little about the inspector’s younger years in his numerous books. A streaming service now closes this gap:
The series “Der Junge Wallander” will be available on Netflix from September 3, 2020.
The series “Der Junge Wallander” will be available on Netflix from September 3, 2020
This is what “Young Wallander” is about
Six episodes tell how Kurt Wallander (Adam Pålsson), who has just finished police school, gets his first case and is immediately confronted with the harshness of Sweden’s streets Yesmovies. In order to solve the case, he has to admit mistakes.
Promoted to investigator, Kurt is at the beginning of a long career in which he has to solve many serious crimes …
Mankell’s Wallander novels have been adapted several times for films and series. The best-known is probably the BBC series “Commissioner Wallander” with Kenneth Branagh (“Murder on the Orient Express”) in the lead role. Whether already known cases are linked to the Netflix series “Young Wallander” is not known, but it is also not very likely. The new series takes place in Sweden today and the cases of the “old” Wallander were a long time ago …
If you want to take a look at the famous novels in which Wallander investigates as an experienced commissioner, you will find it at Amazon *.
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