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|Date: 2011-05-01 03:47:19 - Added by: erik|
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|Kurt Wallander is a Swedish detective that has found worldwide appeal in books, films and television. Created by world-renowned author Henning Mankell, Wallander is an intense and headstrong character who is prone to eating poorly, sleeping irregularly and drinking too much.
With his unorthodox methods of working and his blunt approach, Wallander has already won the heart of millions of viewers through an acclaimed first season in Sweden and a gripping English 6x90’ mini-series for the BBC starring Kenneth Branagh.
As for the Swedish series, Kurt Wallander is coming back for 13 new riveting investigations. This new Swedish film series is based on original stories by Henning Mankell. Shot on location in Ystad, the films are Scandinavian crime at its best – realistic, gripping and illuminating the dark corners of modern society.
As before, Yellow Bird produces the new series in cooperation with TV4 in Sweden and ARD Degeto in Germany.
The first movie, The revenge (Hämnden), premiered on cinemas in Sweden 9 January 2009 and attracted around 130,000 visitors.
BBC 4 is showing the entire series, as well as the first Swedish series, during 2010. Please see more information here.
All 13 films will be shown on TV4 in Sweden and Canal+ in all Nordic countries during 2009-2011.
Canal+ showed the first six films during December 2009- January 2010.
ARD in Germany has broadcast the first seven films in the new series, which has attracted around four million viewers on average (15% total market share).[contact]
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|Date: 2011-04-05 10:59:10 - Added by: erik|
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|Date: 2011-04-05 08:20:57 - Added by: erik|
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|Irene Huss - series 2|
|Following the success of the first Irene Huss series - based on Helene Tursten’s books - six new Swedish films are in production. Yellow Bird is again producing together with Illusion Film and in co-operation with Kanal 5, ARD Degeto and Film i Väst. The first film in the new series is based on Helene Tursten’s upcoming novel The one who keeps watch in the dark, which was published 25 August 2010. The other films are based on the novels A man with a small face and The deceitful web and on original stories by Helene Tursten.
As in the first series, Angela Kovács stars as Irene Huss. Lasse Brandeby and Reuben Sallmander also returns as Irene Huss’ superior (Brandeby) and husband (Sallmander). Moa Gammel plays the new character Elin Nordenskjöld, a forensic technician. Scriptwriters are Stefan Ahnhem, Charlotte Lesche and Lars Bill Lundholm together with Jonas Kornell. Directors are Richard Holm, Emiliano Goessens and Alexander Moberg. Shooting commenced in October 2010.
About Helene Tursten
Originally a dentist, Helene Tursten now makes her living as a full time writer. Her books about criminal inspector Irene Huss in Gothenburg have won international acclaim and are translated into fourteen languages. Some of the countries in which they are published are Italy, the UK, France, Germany, Poland and Spain.[contact]Daniel Ahlqvist
|Date: 2011-04-05 03:56:37 - Added by: erik|
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|The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest|
After a near fatal confrontation with Zala, Lisbeth Salander is rushed to the hospital with a life threatening head injury. Zala, who has been taken to the same hospital, is in a similar condition. Through skill and some luck, Lisbeth manages to be discharged without killing anyone or getting herself killed. But now she's in custody and has to stand trial for attempted murder of Zala. Mikael Blomkvist is at Lisbeth's side and dives head first into her dark tragic past looking for clues which can help prove her innocence.[contact] Søren Staermose
|Date: 2010-12-03 04:51:37 - Added by: erik|
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|The Girl Who Played With Fire|
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Two journalists, who have uncovered groundbreaking news about trafficking, are found brutally murdered. Lisbeth Salander quickly becomes the prime suspect and a major police hunt follows. Meanwhile, Mikael Blomkvist can not believe what he hears on the news. Certain of Lisbeth's innocence he is desperate to get to her before she is cornered and alone.
Meanwhile "Zala", a feared man whose true identity is shrouded in secrecy, starts popping up in the investigation. Eventually, it turns out that he has a connection to Lisbeth Salander. Lisbeth is forced to hide but is determined to retaliate to all that deserve it. Zala is one of them. [contact] Søren Staermose
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|Date: 2010-12-03 04:48:08 - Added by: erik|
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|The Millennium Trilogy|
|The film and TV production of The Millennium Trilogy is based on Stieg Larsson’s worldwide best sellers The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's nest. Released in more than 50 countries with a total box office of 214 million USD, this film project is the most successful ever to come out of Scandinavia.
Apart from being a huge box office hit, the films have received numerous international awards and propelled an international career for its lead actors Noomi Rapace and Michael Nyqvist. Among the most notable prizes are a BAFTA for Best Film Not In the English Language (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) and Empire Awards in the categories Best Thriller (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo) and Best Actress (Noomi Rapace).
Yellow Bird has produced three feature films and six TV films in Swedish based on the entire trilogy, in co-operation with the broadcasters SVT and ZDF, the distributor Nordisk Film, Film i Väst, Filmpool Stockholm Mälardalen and Spiltan Underhållning M.[contact]
|Date: 2010-12-03 04:41:23 - Added by: erik|
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|The Gold Digger|
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An online poker company promises fame and fortune. When the bubble bursts, it´s not only the dream of big money that bites the dust: three separate men are all brutally executed in one of Gothenburg's most fashionable areas.
But that's also all they appear to have in common. The complex investigation of the three dead men immerses DI Irene Huss and her colleagues into a world of expensive cars, fancy homes and impressive castles in the air.
Meanwhile, the normally so peaceful atmosphere of the Huss family is disturbed by marital tension as Irene suspects her husband Krister of a having an affair with a younger woman.
|Date: 2010-12-03 04:24:57 - Added by: erik|
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|The Fire Dance|
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Gothenburg is struck by a series of fires. Irene Huss starts investigating an arson case that may be connected to an event that occurred fifteen years ago, a tragic unsolved case that challenged Irene when she first came to the Violent Crimes Unit.
The population is unnerved by the thought of an arsonist on the loose, and the pressure on Irene and the rest of her team is immense.
In the midst of everything else, a woman has been stabbed to death. The victim, a reclusive old lady, seems to have little in common with the fires that ravage the mainland. But as Irene digs deeper into the case, she reveals secrets from the past.
|Date: 2010-12-03 04:23:13 - Added by: erik|
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|The Glass Devil|
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In a small village near Gothenburg, three members of the Schyttelius family are brutally murdered in their respective homes, and the victims blood is used to draw upside-down pentagrams on the walls. The investigators soon learn that the upside-down pentagrams symbolize the face of Satan.
Irene Huss finds out that Sten Shyttelius, a minister, and his family, have been trying to investigate a local Satanist movement in their parish. Irene pursues the lead, but is the answer really a satanic cult? And do only the good go to church?
|Date: 2010-12-03 04:21:06 - Added by: erik|
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