Question about a TV movie. Possible error.

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Is anyone familiar with the Wallander films and series? The following title, listed as being released 13 years ago, has no data whatsoever, and I can't find a Blu-ray/DVD for it. Does anybody know anything about it? Is it a mistake?

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2873838/
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I'm not familiar with the Wallander films or series. However, it appears the cover image on that page belongs to the title listed below.

One Step Behind (2005) Steget efter (original title)

An update has been submitted to move the image to the correct page.

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The German title of the novel and film(s) of Steget efter is Mittsommermord, which translates as Midsummer Murder. It seems likely that the title you found is just an inaccurate alternative title of the film that GMJ points to.

It seems unlikely that the film was actually shown as The Midsummer Murder. It would be an odd choice of title in English given the proximity to the Midsomer Murder series.
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Peter, 

From what you've posted, could this mean the title page should be merged? Outside of the title and a UK release date, there are no other credits attached to the title.

Thanks for the additional information.
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I think he thinks so :) but maybe there are not enough convincing supporting proofs to go ahead. Maybe...
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Vincent, 

I think you're correct.

One item that certainly should be looked into is the Release Dates information. The Swedish-based film was released in Sweden in June 2005 (Release Dates page). What's the likelihood that the film was also released in the UK in January 2005? 

After the image has been moved, instead of merging the title, the page may be subject to deletion. 

I guess we'll wait to see what the official IMDb reps will do with this information. 
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Checking again, it looks like the Lovefilm Instant service used to list the film Wallander – The Midsummer Murder (2005)*. So I guess it wasn't such an unlikely title.

IMDb may be able to check the source of the title listing.

*https://www.techdigest.tv/2013/01/her...
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Apparently the murder in "One Step Behind" takes place at a "Midsummer's Eve party," so I'm leaning toward this having undergone a title change and it should probably be merged. Thanks to everybody who weighed in, and we'll see if an IMDb rep has some additional info to add. Cheers!
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This title doesn’t have any cast & crew credits?
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Hi Carter -

Based on all the information we have on file for this title listing, I suspect that the listing is a duplicate title for an existing title.  With that being said, the episode name and release date for this listing is questionable and doesn't completely confirm where the title belongs (the 2005 series vs. the 2005 film).

As both the UK release date and the title cannot be verified, I have removed this listing from the site.

Thanks everyone for your input!
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