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Older Wallander films now available on DVD
Posted 2004-02-27
Three of the older Kurt Wallander films have been released on DVD for the Swedish market by Sandrew Metronome & SVT. Please note that these are region 2 DVDs and feature only Swedish dialog and subtitles. While The White Lioness has been available in English for some time, this is the first opportunity to see The Dogs of Riga and Faceless Killers for many people. There is also a 3 disc box set with each of the new DVDs.

Hundarna i Riga (The Dogs of Riga) Mördare utan ansikte (Faceless Killers) Den vita lejoninnan (The White Lioness) Henning Mankell 3 Disc Box Set
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Technical details on the DVDs are here:

If you are interested in purchasing any of the DVDs, I would recommend you shop at the web store. They do ship internationally and I have successfully ordered from them in the past. However, they do not seem to carry the box set. Their web site is only in Swedish and all prices will be listed in Swedish kronor (7 SEK = 1 USD approx). If you need help navigating their web site, try this:

  1. Click on the "Logga In" link on the top right
  2. Click on the "Privatkund" link in the middle of the page to create your account.
  3. Fill in the form:
    "Användarnamn" is your site user name or login name
    "Lösenord" & "Bekräfta lösenord" is your site password
    "Förnamn" is your first name
    "Efternamn" is your last name
    "Gatuadress" is the street address
    "Postnummer" is you postal code or zip code
    "Postort" is your city
    "Land" is your country
    "E-postadress" is your email address
  4. Click the "Skicka" button to submit your account
  5. Log in with your new account using the two fields at the top right
  6. From the "Kategorier" list on the left side, click the "Thriller" section
  7. Go to the "H" section and go to page 2.
  8. You should see "Hundarna i Riga" as one of the choices. Click it
  9. From here you can see "Rolf Lassgård" listed as one of the actors. Click on his name to view all of the films in the Wallander series plus others in which he has acted.
  10. Open any film that you are interested in purchasing and click on the "Köp" link to add the DVD to your shopping cart.
  11. Once you have all the items you want in your cart, click the "Till Varukorgen" link on the top left of the page.
  12. If you are satisfied with the order, click on the "Till Kassan" link.
  13. Select your payment method from the "Betalningssätt" menu.
  14. Click the "Godkänn" button.
  15. Fill in your credit card details:
    "Kortnummer" is your credit card number
    "Kortinnehavare" is your name as it appears on the card
    Fill in the verification number and the expiration date
  16. Click the "Skicka" button to submit your order.

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