A cat-and-mouse game between a charismatic and manipulative criminal and his interrogator, played out over the four episodes of the mini-series.
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 Eddie Myers (4 episodes, 1992)
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 DCI Jimmy McKinnes (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Sgt. Larry Jackson (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Susan Jackson (4 episodes, 1992)
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 Lola Del Moreno (3 episodes, 1992)
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 DI Shrapnel / ... (3 episodes, 1992)
James Findleton ...
 Tony Jackson (2 episodes, 1992)
Barry Findleton ...
 John Jackson (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Charlotte Lampton (2 episodes, 1992)
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 D.I. Jimmy Falcon / ... (2 episodes, 1992)
Wayne Foskett ...
 D.C. Summers / ... (2 episodes, 1992)
Anthony Smee ...
 Superintendant (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Nurse Jackie (2 episodes, 1992)
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 DC Frisby (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Surveillance officer (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Moyra Sheffield (2 episodes, 1992)
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Eddy Myers, a criminal who absconded from justice in Britain and lives in luxury in Spain under an assumed name, until he is recognized by a young and overly zealous British police officer on holiday. After his extradition to England, Myers offers information about his cronies in return for a reduced sentence, but insists he will only talk to the young officer who was responsible for his arrest in Spain. Thus a cat-and-mouse game between the charismatic and manipulative criminal and his interrogator begins.

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First appearance of Penelope Cruz in and English language production. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Larry Jackson: Why do you refuse to see your wife?
Eddie Myers: I'm dead. She buried me.
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Connections

Remade as Framed (2002) See more »

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I'm the Great Pretender
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Written by Buck Ram
[Played during the end credits]
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Savagely cut for US TV, but still worth seeing
12 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unfortunately the full, four-hour version of FRAMED is not available in the U.S. The two-hour DVD presentation (which aired in America on A&E) is at times difficult to follow due to the convoluted plot line, but is well worth seeing for the compelling performances by Timothy Dalton, David Morrissey and the rest of the cast in a psychological crime thriller where you are never quite sure how it will end up until almost the very last moment. Dalton plays a criminal playboy mastermind who is slippery beyond belief and gives a hard-hitting, edgy performance in a demanding role... possibly his best ever. (Let's just say this character makes James Bond look like Mr. Bean by comparison!) Morrissey is great as the eager young cop who falls under his influence. If you enjoyed movies like INSIDE MAN or SILENCE OF THE LAMBS you'll probably find this worth viewing.

Fortunately, most of Dalton's performance is preserved in the two-hour version, which nevertheless cuts out a lot of scenes involving David Morrisey's character and his wife, and Dalton's interactions with "his girls," as well as the vast majority of the series' first episode that takes place in Spain.


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