The Last Enemy (2008)

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Researcher Dr. Stephen Ezard returns home to the UK after the reported death of his brother, Michael Ezard, only to find that his widow, Yasim Anwar, is harboring a wanted yet deathly ill ... See full summary »

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 Stephen Ezard (5 episodes, 2008)
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 Yasim Anwar (5 episodes, 2008)
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 Michael Ezard (5 episodes, 2008)
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 David Russell (5 episodes, 2008)
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 Eleanor Brooke (5 episodes, 2008)
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 Barbara Turney (5 episodes, 2008)
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 Patrick Nye (5 episodes, 2008)
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 Haman (5 episodes, 2008)
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 George Gibbon (4 episodes, 2008)
Alina Ioana Serban ...
 Nadir (4 episodes, 2008)
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 Bepa (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Andrew Wilcox (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Professor Lawrence Cooper (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Vucevic (3 episodes, 2008)
Rupert Procter ...
 Lane (3 episodes, 2008)
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 Lord Cawston (3 episodes, 2008)
Inika Leigh Wright ...
 Charlotte Nye (3 episodes, 2008)
Tom Fisher ...
 Andrew Batz (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Bryan Holland (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Wafa (2 episodes, 2008)
Claudiu Istodor ...
 Hotel Porter (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Lucy Fox (2 episodes, 2008)
Nicholas Sidi ...
 Professor John Moreton (2 episodes, 2008)
Mircea Caraman ...
 Dark Glasses (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Caroline Scott (2 episodes, 2008)
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Researcher Dr. Stephen Ezard returns home to the UK after the reported death of his brother, Michael Ezard, only to find that his widow, Yasim Anwar, is harboring a wanted yet deathly ill illegal immigrant. Yasim, on the rebound from her husband's death, becomes very intimate with Stephen. But after the death of Yasim's immigrant friend, she disappears with the body, leaving more questions than answers. Stephen is then hired as a consultant and promoter of a new computer system, T.I.A. (Total Information Awareness). Using his expert computer skills, he secretly tracks down Yasim, unaware that he is a pawn in a government conspiracy. Written by enzechen357

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The scene in "The Last Enemy" with the inline skates in, was shot next to Battersea Power Station on the 24th of February 2007. Most of the skates taking part were from the London Friday Night Skate. See more »

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Amazing show, could be better if it is shorter
7 June 2012 | by See all my reviews

I went to this for Benedict in the first place, but when I finished I found that the story was more exciting. Very good plot, every things were quite confusing in the first few episodes, and I didn't understand the whole thing until the last one. There could be some improvements in the way they delivered the story to make it more clear and intense. You need to be patient to wait for 2 or 3 episodes to get an idea of what's going on because they've been laying too much clues around and not connecting them till the last sec. They also spent quite a few shots on drawing the social background. But towards the end it was irresistible to see where the characters will end up despite their struggles. And at the last few scenes I did get horrid, thrilling feelings that the story tried to create. It made me so disgusted about what's happening in that fictional world and that's why I found this series quite nice.

The cast was good. All actors/actresses were delivering fantastic performances. (And I am more than happy to see what a brilliant job that Benedict did in this).

Overall, don't expect this show will be witty or delighting or full of fun. It followed the George Orwell "1984" and in a sense, dull, but still alarming. In my view it was unnecessarily lengthy, but not intolerable. So if you are after some kind of serious drama on political conspiracies, this one worth a try.


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