Credits & Facts
MASTERMIND is a stand-alone story about Swedish crime detective Wallander, starring Krister Henriksson. who gets caught in a game of cat and mouse with the local police, following a series of mysterious murders. A game with a murderer whose meticulous planning always puts him one step ahead of the police. A game that turns out to be an all-out attack on the police and particularly their daughters.
Detective Wallander and Martinsson, known for being rational, clear-thinking individuals, soon start to behave like hunted animals when someone takes aim at their dearest kin. It is all part of a heinous plan, a plan that must have taken years to prepare. A plan that bears the signature of a Mastermind.
The movie casts some of Scandinavia’s most talented actors, Krister Henriksson, Ola Rapace and Michael Nyqvist.
MASTERMIND won the prize as Best Crime Thriller at the International Thriller Film Festival in France.
Original title: Wallander – Mastermind
A Yellow Bird production. 94 mins.
Produced by Ole Søndberg & Søren Stærmose
Directed by Peter Flinth
Screenplay by Stefan Ahnhem
Story by Henning Mankell
Cinematography by Eric Kress
Production Design by Anna Asp
Edited by Søren B. Ebbe
Music by Adam Nordén
Cast: Krister Henriksson, Johanna Sällström, Ola Rapace & Michael Nyqvist.