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)
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 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)
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 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)
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 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)
Mark Sparks ...
 Armoury Clerk (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Phil (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Colonel Chadsworth (2 episodes, 2008)
Beatrice Stucki ...
 Journalist #3 (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Journalist (2 episodes, 2008)
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 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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A corrupt government, a deadly secret and a race against time.

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15 June 2008 (USA)  »

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CAD 10,000,000 (estimated)
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Pretty Enjoyable Effort
20 February 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This mini-series was an excellent achievement for a Canadian production. I'm relieved that people are less afraid of pointing out and illustrating the disturbing mindset behind a lot of the U.S.'s policies than has been the case in recent years. Most recent films have been pro-fear, pro-war propaganda. I like that it showed dissent among the Americans. The political and corporate morally bereft have their own agenda, while other members of their organizations are more concerned with the truth and doing the right thing. There are some iffy plot points, but i guess they were necessary for the purposes of the story. All in all the film is probably an 8.5/10 but i give it 10 because they have the guts to say what everybody's thinking.


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