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Masterpiece Episode: "Wallander: Faceless Killers"

Season 40, Episode 26
Episode Synopsis: The taut "Wallander: Faceless Killers" finds the weary Swedish cop(Kenneth Branagh) with his hands full: his dad is slipping further into dementia, he has mixed feelings about his daughter's Syrian beau, and he's working the slaying of an elderly couple at their isolated home. To make matters worse, the dying woman's last utterance has been leaked to the press as "foreign" (though she may well have said "farm"), leading to vigilante reprisals against migrant workers.
Original Air Date: Oct 3, 2010
Guest Cast William Scott-Masson: Daniel Gylling Dave Hill: Lars Herdin Roger Watkins: Stefan Nystrom Sarah Smart: Anne-Britt Hoglund Michael Gould: Rune Bergman Dhaffer L'Abidine: Migrant Worker David Warner: Povel Wallander Sadie Shimmin: Lisa Holgersson Jeany Spark: Linda Wallander Richard McCabe: Nyberg Chrissie Cotterill: Waitress Joanne Howarth: Hanna Lovgren Josh Cole: Bank Manager Arsher Ali: Jamal Polly Hemingway: Gertrude Kenneth Branagh: Kurt Wallander Dearbhla Molloy: Anita Johansson Tom Hiddleston: Magnus Martinsson Karin Bertling: Maria Lovgren June Watson: Ellen Magnusson
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Season 40, Episode 26
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Length: 06:09:20
Aired: 9/26/2010

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Premiered: January 10, 1971, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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