Anders Lennberg

Anders Lennberg

Director, Writer


Anders Lennberg is an award-winning Swedish director and screenwriter. He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed television series Wallander, based on the novels by Henning Mankell. Lennberg has been praised for his ability to capture the mood and atmosphere of Mankell’s stories in his television adaptations.

Lennberg was born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1969. He studied at the National Film School of Sweden and graduated in 1995. He began his career directing several short films and documentaries. One of his first films, “The Book of Job”, won the Best Documentary award at the Stockholm Film Festival.

In 2006, Lennberg was chosen to direct the first season of Wallander, a Swedish television series based on the books by Henning Mankell. He was praised for his ability to capture the mood and atmosphere of Mankell’s stories in the adaptation. The show was an enormous success in Sweden and was soon picked up by the BBC and other international broadcasters. Lennberg continued to direct the show for the next three seasons and was awarded the International Emmy Award for Best Drama Series in 2009.

In recent years, Lennberg has gone on to direct several feature films. His feature debut, “The Last Sentence” (2012), was a critical success and was nominated for two Swedish Academy Awards. His other films include “Gentlemen” (2014) and “The Unthinkable” (2018).

Lennberg has become one of Sweden’s most respected directors. He is known for his ability to create powerful stories with a unique visual style. He has won numerous awards for his work, including the Guldbagge Award for Best Director and Best Screenplay for “The Last Sentence”.

Anders Lennberg is a master storyteller and an accomplished filmmaker. His work has been praised for its emotional depth and visual beauty. He continues to make powerful and engaging films that explore complex and fascinating themes.

Known for