Sebastian Bergman

screenable online: 4 episodes

Every criminal has his own handwriting; but only Sebastian Bergman can read it. Rolf Lassgård, one of Scandinavia’s most popular actors (“Wallander,” “Beck”), lends his charismatic presence to the role of profiler Sebastian Bergman in this police thriller cycle. Bergman is strong-headed, politically incorrect, abrasive – and griefstricken, since he has yet to come to terms with the loss of his wife and daughter in the 2004 Thailand tsunami. The films were developed by the brilliant minds behind the TV movie cycle based on Henning Mankell’s original “Kurt Wallander” novels. In one of his cases, he helps the police solve the murder of a 15-year-old who had an affair with his teacher. In another, he attempts to catch a serial killer who’s modeling his attacks on those of a jailed killer whom Bergman brought behind bars himself...