Wallander: Season 1 (2005-2006)

Sweden
Television Series
Creator: Henning Mankell
Cast: Krister Henriksson, Johanna Sällström, Ola Rapace, Angela Kovacs, Douglas Johansson, Mats Bergman, Fredrik Gunnarsson

Written to follow-on from Mankell’s series of popular novels, this first season, comprising of thirteen 90 minute instalments, awkwardly mixes a refined, sober aesthetic with generally outlandish, button-pushing plots, with the resultant episodes being a decidedly mixed bunch and only sporadically satisfying. Iain.Stott