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)
Finlay Robertson ...
 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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Towards the beginning Tennison says she is 54 years old, however in Prime Suspect 5 she says she is 50. As Prime Suspect 6 is set 7 years later she would be 57 not 54. See more »

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Det. Supt. Jane Tennison: You know, it'd be a huge miscalculation to undermine my authority.
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Best of them all is #6: Tennison back to bring war criminal to justice
25 April 2004 | by (Hawaii) – See all my reviews

I saw the 2nd part of this on Masterpiece Theater, and it's definitely the best of all 6. In this latest Prime Suspect Helen Mirren uncovers the murderer of 2 Bosnian refugees. The suspect turns out to be a Bosnia Serb war criminal, but is protected by the British government a la Szell in Marathon Man. Jane Tennison is older and wiser as she goes against orders to bring the mass killer turned smooth London professional to justice. The script writing is superior, even to the earlier episodes, as we get this psychological cat and mouse between Jane and the suspect, his wife, and his underling. And as part of the investigation Jane even travels to Bosnia and has the inevitable affair with her assistant. This shows the Bosnian war should not be forgotten and we've got to bring Mladic, Karadic, and the others to justice.


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