White Wall (TV drama)

White Wall is a Finnish-Swedish television drama, mystery and sci-fi series Season 1 of which premiered on SVT1 in Sweden on September 20, 2020, and on YLE TV1 in Finland on November 15, 2020. It was directed by Aleksi Salmenperä (episodes 1–4) and Anna Zackrisson (episodes 5–8). White Wall was co-created by Aleksi Salmenperä, Mikko Pöllä and Roope Lehtinen.[1][2][3][4]

White Wall
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Created byAleksi Salmenperä, Mikko Pöllä and Roope Lehtinen
Directed byAleksi Salmenperä and Anna Zackrisson
Starring
Country of originFinland, Sweden
Original languagesSwedish, (English, Finnish)
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Production
Executive producersRoope Lehtinen, Sonja Hermele, Alexander Tanno
Production locationsPyhäsalmi Mine and surroundings in Pyhäjärvi, Finland
Running time45 min per episode
Production companyFire Monkey & Nice Drama
Release
Original networkSveriges Television & Yleisradio
Original releaseSeptember 20, 2020 (2020-09-20) by STV

Although the story is set to occur in a fictional mining city in Northern Sweden, site of the world's largest nuclear waste depository, the actual main shooting location was Pyhäsalmi Mine and its surroundings in Pyhäjärvi, Finland.[4] White Wall is the most expensive Finnish television series so far (2019) with a budget of seven million Euro.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karolina Fjellborg (2020-09-18). "SVT:s nya thriller är tråkigare än att se färg torka" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  2. ^ "Medverkandelista säsong 1 White Wall" (PDF). Sveriges Television (in Swedish). September 2020. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  3. ^ Pham, Annika (2020). "Yle and SVT build White Wall together". Nordisk Film og TV-fond. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  4. ^ a b Broholm, Ulla (October 2020). "Suomessa kuvattu jännityssarja White Wall ei ole tavanomainen pohjoismainen draama – "Sarja ei matki muita vaan hiihtelee omia latujaan"" (in Finnish). Yleisradio. Retrieved 2020-11-19.
  5. ^ ""Uuden aikakauden alku" – Pyhäsalmen vanhassa kaivoksessa kuvataan Ylen uutta jännityssarjaa, joka on Suomen toistaiseksi kallein tv-sarja". 15 January 2019.

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