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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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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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"Like Father Like Son" by Huw Nathan
25 January 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a gripping psychological thriller with plenty of twists and turns.There a number of impressive performances from Tara Fitzgerald (as the Detective Inspector),Jemma Redgrave(as the harassed mother), Robson Green (as the kindly school teacher, who finds himself fighting for both his career and reputation,due to the actions of others), Phil Davis (as the boy's imprisoned father) and the young boy who when faced by constant bullying and prejudice, feels compelled to make a stand. The screenplay and direction has been well handled. A young boy has been brought up in total ignorance of his origins with devastating consequences. It transpires that several people have been carrying long harboured secrets, which begin to unravel following the unexpected sequence of events. There are some powerful scenes such as the classroom debate by the provocative schoolgirl with her espousal of William Shakespeare's play "Othello" and when she corners her teacher following the end of the lesson by making an unexpected pass at him. There some vivid scenes as the girl is followed into the woods.


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