Britain has been transformed into a security state. A mathematical genius's search for the truth about his brother's death catapults him into a conspiracy and a love affair.
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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)
Alex Caan ...
 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)
San Shella ...
 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)
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 Andrew Batz (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Bryan Holland (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Wafa (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Lucy Fox (2 episodes, 2008)
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 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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 Kroll (1 episode, 2008)
Stephanie Britten ...
 Nurse (1 episode, 2008)
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 Doctor (1 episode, 2008)
Shiv Grewal ...
 Azfal (1 episode, 2008)
Robyn Isaac ...
 Immigration Receptionist (1 episode, 2008)
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 Valerie (1 episode, 2008)
Daniel Williams ...
 Jack (1 episode, 2008)
Grant Davis ...
 Police Officer (1 episode, 2008)
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 Mortuary Assistant (1 episode, 2008)
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 Simon (1 episode, 2008)
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 Susan Ross (1 episode, 2008)
Ken Flory ...
 Cab Driver (1 episode, 2008)
Jody Halse ...
 Lee (1 episode, 2008)
Daniel Cristian Iancu ...
 University Security Guard (1 episode, 2008)
Claudiu Istodor ...
 Hotel Porter (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 police cars appearing in the movies are a Honda Accord and the new Honda Civic, borrowed from the Romanian Hondafan club. The owners seemed to like the resulting police cars. See more »

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Disheveled and confusing
30 December 2009 | by (Minneapolis, USA) – See all my reviews

It isn't difficult to be paranoid about the intrusiveness of the computers, cameras and new ways of identification. The possibilities of misuse and control are immense. Ergo, comes this more than slightly disheveled and confusing TV mini series. It bombards us with gadgets and technical lingo, and unfortunately most of the time forgets about people and their motifs, what makes them tick and bleed. In this world in near future there is no way of escaping, our all existence is monitored and recorded, under the guise of anti-terrorism and state security.I do not disagree with the concerns of this TV show, for me the problem with it is that it does not manage to fully connect us or make us care for the protagonists. In the end it is like a cold video game for lonely souls not unlike most of the characters of this moderately successful endeavor.


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