Wallander - The Village Idiot
(2005-2006/Sweden, color, 90-minute crime series, in Swedish with English subtitles) (Original air date: August 3, 2005, 92 min.) A man with learning difficulties blows himself up while trying to rob a bank. Was it an accident or murder? Inspector Kurt Wallender and his team are unable to prevent another bomb going off and another death. Wallander and his colleagues face a long and complicated investigation. The case demands understanding of astrology, something that Kurt and his daughter Linda did not know that they had. Introduced by Jerry Carlson.
Prof. Jerry Carlson Professor of Film Studies, City College of New York