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Interview with Director Urs Egger
Posted 2004-05-11
Click to read the is pleased to feature an interview conducted through email with Urs Egger, director of the film version of The Return of the Dancing Master. In his career, Urs has been a part of many successful films in both Europe and Hollywood.

Known more by it's German title Die Rückkehr des Tanzlehrers, the film is based on Henning Mankell's first crime novel written after the Kurt Wallander series ended. Set in northern Sweden, the story introduces readers to policeman Stefan Lindman who, much like Kurt, faces many troubling questions in his personal life and experiences the same self-doubt as Kurt does.

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Director Urs Egger

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