Take a deep breath, focus and aim as we place these Swedish crime thrillers in a must-have line-up.
Rolf Lassgård, who originally appeared as the distinguished and brilliant detective Kurt Wallander in Henning Mankell’s Wallander adaptations, stars as Erik Bäckström in The Hunters (1996) which blends the Noir narrative with the treacherous Swedish wilderness backdrop. Returning to his hometown Erik is soon confronted with a chilling crime that only he can put a stop to.
Lassgård returns to the deceptive village in the electrifying sequel False Trail (2011), along with director Kjell Sundvall. The rural surroundings continue to harbour nefarious secrets as Erik once again uncovers duplicitous plots. This time, he faces fierce opposition from local police, headed by Torsten, played by international Swedish star Peter Stormare (Fargo, 1996 and Birth, 2004).
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