The Summit (2008)

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Set on the eve of the next G8 Summit, this miniseries follows a mother's desperate struggle to bring justice to her murdered son, fallen victim to a corrupt pharmaceutical company.

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 Richard Adderly (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Thom Lightstone (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Leonie Adderly (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Maria Puerto (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Ellie Bruckner (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Lawrence Slingsby (2 episodes, 2008)
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 P.J. Aimes (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Ian Greene (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Jale (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Michael Merchant (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Rebecca Downy (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Tate (2 episodes, 2008)
Denis Akiyuma ...
 Japanese Prime Minister (2 episodes, 2008)
Pierre Alcide ...
 French President Pascal (2 episodes, 2008)
Israel Alzamora ...
 Paco (2 episodes, 2008)
Juan Carlos Barahona ...
 Guerilla Fighter (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Charlie (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Sergi (2 episodes, 2008)
Tim Campbell ...
 Computer Geek (2 episodes, 2008)
Ralph Chapman ...
 Customs Officer (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Gate Commissioner (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Sergeant (2 episodes, 2008)
Neil Crone ...
 General Stevens (2 episodes, 2008)
Onyekachi Ejim ...
 President Seko (2 episodes, 2008)
Alfredo Espinosa ...
 Foreman (2 episodes, 2008)
Peter Feniak ...
 Reporter (2 episodes, 2008)
Victoria Fodor ...
 Summit Organizer (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Fred (2 episodes, 2008)
Kieran Gallant ...
 Black Ops Tech / ... (2 episodes, 2008)
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 US Kentucky Private (2 episodes, 2008)
Bruce Gooch ...
 Ohio Police Chief (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Demchuk (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Ditchburn (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Danny (2 episodes, 2008)
J.C. Kenny ...
 Journalist #2 (2 episodes, 2008)
Cyrus Lane ...
 White House Staffer (2 episodes, 2008)
LinLyn Lue ...
 Irene Babiak (2 episodes, 2008)
Michael A. Miranda ...
 Italian Prime Minister (2 episodes, 2008)
Renee Montepellier ...
 French Delegate (2 episodes, 2008)
Kristina Nicoll ...
 German Chancellor Fredericka (2 episodes, 2008)
James Purcell ...
 Inspector Brimlow (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Journalist #4 (2 episodes, 2008)
Kris Saric ...
 Cop #1 (2 episodes, 2008)
Nicholas J. Saunders ...
 British Aide (2 episodes, 2008)
Philip Shepherd ...
 Dr. Klaus (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Wilcox (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Armoury Clerk (2 episodes, 2008)
Peter Spence ...
 Phil (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Colonel Chadsworth (2 episodes, 2008)
Beatrice Stucki ...
 Journalist #3 (2 episodes, 2008)
Peter Tharos ...
 Journalist (2 episodes, 2008)
Randy Triggs ...
 Police Jail Guard (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Motel Manager (2 episodes, 2008)
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Set on the eve of the next G8 Summit, this miniseries follows a mother's desperate struggle to bring justice to her murdered son, fallen victim to a corrupt pharmaceutical company.

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15 June 2008 (USA)  »

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Doesn't entirely reach the top
14 March 2009 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Don't get me wrong... I by no means hated this. It's fairly well-done. The plot is good and interesting, and it had my attention from start to finish. Granted, it isn't always completely credible, however, it tends to be. It is a tad predictable in one or two places. The production value is quite admirable. The cinematography is nice, save for the occasional odd angle(including the dreaded shin-shot). The cutting has moments that stick out like sore thumbs(somebody, take the hammers away from the people in the editing room), beyond that, it's at least adequate. The pacing is fitting, this never lost me. The acting varies, but almost all of it is great, the names and unknowns alike. Plummer, as my fiancée points out, got better as it went along at hiding his accent. The character development is relatively strong, though not all the progression is believable. The political opinion behind this is obvious. The reasoning is a bit simplified, which hurts their case. The language is mild in amount, and moderate in tone, with a couple of harsher words. Now... was the Brit with the colorful descriptions meant to put that country in a positive or negative light? I recommend this to any fan of drama-thriller, the actors and/or anyone else involved in putting this mini-series together and onto the small screen. 7/10


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