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Film, TV & DVD Information
Many of Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels have been adapted for film and television. This page tries to summarize all of the information that is known about these works. Please contact me with any corrections or additions.

Table of Contents:

Films based on the works of Henning Mankell
English Title Original Title Date Produced By Language Links Starring Notes
Kurt Wallander Series
Faceless Killers Mördare utan ansikte 1994 SVT Flag of Sweden IMDB Rolf Lassgård  
The Dogs of Riga Hundarna i Riga 1995 SVT Flag of Sweden IMDB Rolf Lassgård  
The White Lioness Den Vita lejoninnan 1996 SVT Flag of Sweden IMDB Rolf Lassgård  
Sidetracked Villospår 2001 SVT Flag of Sweden IMDB Rolf Lassgård  
The Fifth Woman Den 5:e kvinnan 2002 SVT Flag of Sweden IMDB Rolf Lassgård  
The Man Who Smiled Mannen som log 2003 SVT Flag of Sweden IMDB Rolf Lassgård  
One Step Behind Steget efter 2005 SVT Flag of Sweden IMDB Rolf Lassgård  
Firewall Brandvägg 2006 SVT Flag of Sweden IMDB Rolf Lassgård  
The Pyramid Pyramiden 2007 SVT Flag of Sweden IMDB Rolf Lassgård  
Sidetracked Sidetracked 2008 BBC Flag of the United Kingdom IMDB Kenneth Branagh  
One Step Behind One Step Behind 2008 BBC Flag of the United Kingdom IMDB Kenneth Branagh  
Firewall Firewall 2008 BBC Flag of the United Kingdom IMDB Kenneth Branagh  
Faceless Killers Faceless Killers 2010 BBC Flag of the United Kingdom   Kenneth Branagh Announced
The Fifth Woman The Fifth Woman 2010 BBC Flag of the United Kingdom   Kenneth Branagh Announced
The Man Who Smiled The Man Who Smiled 2010 BBC Flag of the United Kingdom   Kenneth Branagh Announced
Stefan Lindman Series
The Return of the Dancing Master Die Rückkehr des Tanzlehrers 2004 Lisa Films Flag of the United Kingdom IMDB Tobias Moretti  
The Return of the Dancing Master Danslärarens återkomst 2004 Early Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB Jonas Karlsson  
The Return of the Dancing Master The Return of the Dancing Master 2006 BBC Flag of the United Kingdom     Announced
Yellow Bird Film Series
Before the Frost 1 - Innan frosten 2005 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB Johanna Sällström,
Krister Henriksson,
Ola Rapace
 
The Village Idiot 2 - Byfånen 2005 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The Brothers 3 - Bröderna 2005 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The Darkness 4 - Mörkret 2005 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The African 5 - Afrikanen 2005 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
Mastermind 6 - Mastermind 2006 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The Tricksters 7 - Den svaga punkten 2006 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The Photographer 8 - Fotografen 2006 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The Container Lorry 9 - Täckmanteln 2006 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The Castle Ruins 10 - Luftslottet 2006 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
Bound by Blood (unofficial title) 11 - Blodsband 2006 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The Joker 12 - Jokern 2006 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The Secret 13 - Hemligheten 2006 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden IMDB  
The Revenge 14 - Hämnden 2009 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden   Krister Henriksson,
Lena Endre,
Nina Zanjani
 
The Guilty 15 - Skulden 2009 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
The Courier 16 - Kuriren 2009 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
The Thief 17 - Tjuven 2009 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
The Cellist 18 - Cellisten 2009 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
The Priest 19 - Prästen 2009 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
The Leak 20 - Läckan 2009 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
? 21 - Skytten 2009 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
Angel of Death 22 - Dödsängeln 2010 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
? 23 - Belle de Beskoop 2010 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
The Ghost 24 - Vålnaden 2010 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
Ystad Men 25 - Ystadmännen 2010 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
? 26 - ??? 2010 Yellow Bird Films Flag of Sweden    
Others
Comédia Infantil Comédia Infantil 1998   Flag of Portugal IMDB    
The Labyrinth Labyrinten 2000   Flag of Sweden IMDB    
The Talisman Talismanen 2002   Flag of Sweden IMDB    
Kennedy's Brain Kennedys Hirn 2009   Flag of the United Kingdom IMDB   Announced
The Red Antelope The Red Antelope     Flag of Sweden IMDB   Announced
The Chinese The Chinese 2010   Flag of Sweden     Announced

 

DVDs and Videos available
Original Title Type Format Dialog Subtitles Links
Faceless Killers
Mördare utan ansikte DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden None DVD.se
Henning Mankell 3 Disc DVD Box Set DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden   DVD.se
Mörder ohne Gesicht DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany   Amazon.de
Inspector Wallander: Asesinos Sin Rostro DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Spain   DvdGo.com
The Dogs of Riga
Hundarna i Riga DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of Sweden DVD.se
Henning Mankell 3 Disc DVD Box Set DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden   DVD.se
Inspector Wallander: Los Perros de Riga DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Spain   DvdGo.com
The White Lioness
The White Lioness DVD Region 1, NTSC Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Amazon.com
The White Lioness VHS NTSC Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Amazon.com
Den Vita lejoninnan DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden None DVD.se
Henning Mankell 3 Disc DVD Box Set DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden   DVD.se
Die weiße Löwin DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany   Amazon.de
Sidetracked
Villospår DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of Sweden DVD.se
Wallander Box (3 Disc) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden   DiscShop.se
Die falsche Fährte DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany Flag of Sweden Flag of Germany Amazon.de
Die falsche Fährte VHS PAL Flag of Germany None Amazon.de
Inspector Wallander: La falsa pista DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Spain   DvdGo.com
The Fifth Woman
Den 5:e kvinnan DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of Sweden DVD.se
Wallander Box (3 Disc) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden   DiscShop.se
Die fünfte Frau DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany Flag of Sweden Flag of Germany Amazon.de
Die fünfte Frau VHS PAL Flag of Germany None Amazon.de
Inspector Wallander: La Quinta Mujer DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Spain   DvdGo.com
The Man Who Smiled
Mannen som log DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway DiscShop.se
Wallander Box (3 Disc) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden   DiscShop.se
Der Mann, der lächelte DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany   Amazon.de
Inspector Wallander: El Hombre Sonriente DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Spain   DvdGo.com
One Step Behind
Steget efter DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Firewall
Brandvägg DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of Sweden DVD.se
The Pyramid
Pyramiden DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of Sweden DVD.se
The Return of the Dancing Master (from Lisa Films)
Die Rückkehr des Tanzlehrers DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany None Amazon.de
The Return of the Dancing Master (from Early Bird Films)
Danslärarens återkomst DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway DVD.se
El retorno del profesor de baile DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Spain   DvdGo.com
Wallander series from Yellow Bird Films
Wallander - Innan frosten DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Byfånen DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Bröderna DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Mörkret DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Afrikanen DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Den svaga punkten DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Mastermind DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Fotografen DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Täckmanteln DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Luftslottet DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Blodsband DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Jokern DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Hemligheten DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander Box 1 (Films 1-4) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander Box 2 (Films 5-8) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander Box 3 (Films 9-13) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Sweden Flag of Norway Flag of Denmark Flag of Finland DVD.se
Wallander - Volume 1 (6 Episodes) DVD Region 3, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Aztec International
Wallander - Volume 2 (7 Episodes) DVD Region 3, PAL Flag of Sweden Flag of the United Kingdom Aztec International
Wallander Collection No. 1 (Films 1-2) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany None Amazon.de
Wallander Collection No. 2 (Films 3-4) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany None Amazon.de
Wallander Collection No. 3 (Films 5-6) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany None Amazon.de
Wallander Collection No. 4 (Films 7-8) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany None Amazon.de
Wallander Collection No. 5 (Films 9-10) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany None Amazon.de
Wallander Collection No. 6 (Films 11-12) DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Germany None Amazon.de
The Talisman
Talismanen DVD Region 2, PAL Flag of Sweden   DVD.se