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Like Father Like Son (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  24 January 2005 (UK)
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Life for Dee Stanton is improving at every turn. Her legal career is blossoming and her boyfriend Dominic unexpectedly proposes to her. Things were very different 11 years ago when her ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Somerset Prew ...
Jamie Stanton
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Morag Tait
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Bethan Milne
Florence Bell ...
Abi Taylor
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Dee Stanton
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Dominic Milne
Rosemary Williams ...
Tess
Kenneth Colley ...
Rawsthorne
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Paul Barker (as Phil Davis)
Pippa Haywood ...
Mrs. Sutton
Paul Chequer ...
Sergeant Renton
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D.I. Harkness
Daisy Ashford ...
W.P.C. Ashford
Sarah Miller ...
W.P.C. Miller
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P.C. Barriscale
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Life for Dee Stanton is improving at every turn. Her legal career is blossoming and her boyfriend Dominic unexpectedly proposes to her. Things were very different 11 years ago when her husband Paul was jailed for the brutal murders of four girls and Dee was hounded from her home. Dee has kept all this a secret from her 15-year-old son Jamie. Now he has discovered the truth about his father and demands to see him. Written by Anonymous

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The girls from the school that it was filmed at appeared as extras in the film. Because it was an all girls school (that it was filmed at), boys from Dr Challoner's Grammar School had to be brought in especially. See more »

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Contrived but interesting
6 December 2009 | by (Minneapolis, USA) – See all my reviews

British television programs are way more interesting than average American fare. They tackle much more believable topics and have much better actors. British actors have superior acting skills, and look like real people. American actors look like actors, it is impossible to relate to plastic people. This patticural movie doesn't belong to the top of British TV production. The script tries very hard to outsmart itself, so in return becomes completely contrived. The people are real, but the situation they are supposed to convey is not, hence the problem. If you are able to get over the imperfections and occasional messiness of the script, you will be entertained, but not much more.


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