[08/24/12 - 11:54 AM]
Video: "Wallander: An Event in Autumn" Preview
The Kenneth Branagh-led PBS drama returns for its third season on Sunday, September 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[via press release from PBS]

Wallander III from the bestselling mystery series by Henning Mankell On MASTERPIECE Mystery!

Sundays, September 9-23, 2012, 9 to 10:30pm ET on PBS

Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn, Henry V, Hamlet) returns as Inspector Kurt Wallander, the moody Swedish detective created by mystery writer Henning Mankell, who famously lit the spark for today's passionate interest in Scandinavian crime fiction.

An Event in Autumn - Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 9pm ET

A pregnant woman leaps to her death from the side of a ferry. Or was she pushed? The routine case barely disturbs Wallander's newly blissful life with Vanja (Saskia Reeves, Page Eight), his lover from the end of series 2. But then the happy couple discovers a decade-old corpse of a murdered woman on their property. With Wallander's work now getting too close to home, he follows the leads of two investigations that get increasingly entangled. On top of it, tragedy strikes one of his colleagues, and Wallander blames himself - with good reason.

The Dogs of Riga - Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 9pm ET

A raft adrift in Swedish waters has a grisly cargo: two horribly tortured Latvian corpses. Arriving to investigate from Latvia's capital, Riga, is an enigmatic police major. He reports back to headquarters and then disappears. After hearing reports of his death, Wallander goes to Riga and meets the major's wife, Kristina (Rebekah Staton, Tess of the D'Urbervilles). Together, they get embroiled in a desperate search for files that may document high-level corruption that threatens to make Wallander and Kristina the next victims.

Before the Frost - Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 9pm ET

An escapee from a psychiatric hospital sets fire to a flock of geese and then incinerates a passing hiker. And he's far from finished. While investigating, Wallander is unexpectedly visited by Anna, an old friend of his estranged daughter, Linda (Jeany Spark). Then Anna disappears. As the arson attacks mount, it appears that Anna may be connected. Duty demands that Wallander reconcile with Linda and join forces to find Anna at all costs. But father-daughter concord is hardly helped by Linda's memory that her dad once had an affair with Anna's mother.

Wallander III Left Bank Pictures, Yellow Bird, TKBC series co-produced with BBC, Degeto, MASTERPIECE, TV4, Riga Film Fund and FiSK. Made with support from Region of Skane, City of Ystad and Ystad-Osterlen Film Fond, Sweden. Made with support from the Riga City Council, Latvia. It is adapted by Peter Harness from the novels by Henning Mankell. The Directors are Toby Haynes (An Event in Autumn), Esther Campbell (The Dogs of Riga) and Charles Martin (Before the Frost). The Executive Producers are Andy Harries, Daniel Ahlqvist, Francis Hopkinson, Kenneth Branagh, Ole Sondberg, Anni Faurbye Fernandez, Rebecca Eaton, Hans-Wolfgang Jurgan, Matthew Read and Asa Sjoberg. The Co-Producer is Ralf Ivarsson.

MASTERPIECE on PBS is presented by WGBH Boston. Rebecca Eaton is executive producer. Funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking River Cruises, with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust, created to help ensure the series' future.

  [august 2012]  


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