Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003)

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Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, or possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before.

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 Det. Supt. Jane Tennison (1 episode, 2003)
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 Robert West (1 episode, 2003)
Anna Maria Ashe ...
 Newsreader (1 episode, 2003)
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 Jasmina Belkic (1 episode, 2003)
Leena Dhingra ...
 Pathologist (1 episode, 2003)
Kate Lynn Evans ...
 Rosemary Henderson (1 episode, 2003)
Rupert Frazer ...
 George Giblin, M.P. (1 episode, 2003)
Steve Gibbs ...
 DC Sean Firth (1 episode, 2003)
Stuart Goodwin ...
 Anthony Vane (1 episode, 2003)
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 DC David Butcher (1 episode, 2003)
Sally Hurst ...
 OCB Secretary (1 episode, 2003)
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 DC Michael Philips (1 episode, 2003)
Rad Lazar ...
 Kasim Ibrahimivic (1 episode, 2003)
Oleg Menshikov ...
 Milan Lukic (1 episode, 2003)
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 DCI Simon Finch (1 episode, 2003)
Tanya Moodie ...
 DC Lorna Greaves (1 episode, 2003)
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 Police Doctor (1 episode, 2003)
Femi Oguns ...
 Stephen Abacha (1 episode, 2003)
Bharti Patel ...
 Tennison's secretary (1 episode, 2003)
Tony Pritchard ...
 DAC Charles Evans (1 episode, 2003)
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 DS Alun Simms (1 episode, 2003)
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 Waterloo Vagrant (1 episode, 2003)
Hugh Sachs ...
 Hotel Manager (1 episode, 2003)
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 Det. Chief Supt. Larry Hall (1 episode, 2003)
Dennis Titus ...
 Landlord (1 episode, 2003)
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 Duscan Zigic (1 episode, 2003)
Ann Warungu ...
 Haweeya (1 episode, 2003)
Sarah Winman ...
 Rachel Bell (1 episode, 2003)
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Helen Mirren (Calendar Girls, Gosford Park) is back as Inspector Jane Tennison in an eagerly awaited new episode of the Emmy award-winning series Prime Suspect on ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre. It's been seven years since Tennison put the handcuffs on a psychotic killer in the last episode. Now, amid pressure to retire, she faces a death squad that has unleashed the horrors of the Balkan civil war on London. Written by stebbones@excite.com

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Helen Mirren had director approval. She had the the right to look at directors and meet them. She met Tom Hooper and approved him, telling him it had to be his vision and she would protect it. See more »

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Tennison's glasses suddenly appear on her face during the second interview with Milan Lukic. See more »

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Det. Supt. Jane Tennison: [Regarding the murdered woman] What nationality do you think she was?
Pathologist: Possible East European; but I assumed Spanish the other day. That turned out to be Irish.
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Lucky Seven?
7 June 2006 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Is this the best of the lot? Those who've seen all of them talk a lot about 1 and 2. I haven't seen them yet. I'm tempted to order all seven on DVD.

This is a new format this time. Some things have changed but some things stayed the same. Again it's an intriguing case woven expertly in the lay-up by the writer and the filming team. And in this one perhaps more than in the others I've seen the cinematography is fantastic. Angles as if they're coming out of a Kubrick classic. There is much eye candy in here.

So Jane Tennison is back - and she's battling the same bad guys as ever. This time she's surrounded on all sides by the same type of motley crew: the ambitious career types, the slacker types, the mens club types - you know the drill.

But the lady's acting never gets boring. Mirren brings something special, something extra to whatever she's in.

This one will take you on an exotic journey. And it's not a walk in the park either. If 5 was one of the most intense (of those I've seen) then 6 can't be far behind.

As always, on top of all the other excellent work done on this series, you have the star. She's inimitable.


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