This Is Not My Life (2010)

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Alec Ross awakes one morning to find that he doesn't know who or where he is and doesn't recognize his wife or children.

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 Dr. Natasha Collins / ... (13 episodes, 2010)
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 Alec Ross (13 episodes, 2010)
Miriama McDowell ...
 Jessica Wilmot (13 episodes, 2010)
Ariana Brunet ...
 Becky Ross (13 episodes, 2010)
Tom Cameron ...
 Christian Ross (13 episodes, 2010)
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 Callie Ross (11 episodes, 2010)
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 Gordy Leach / ... (11 episodes, 2010)
Peter Muller ...
 Stephen Lovritch / ... (11 episodes, 2010)
Alison Bruce ...
 Jude (9 episodes, 2010)
Katherine Kennard ...
 Hope Lovritch (9 episodes, 2010)
Lauren A Jackson ...
 Laura / ... (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Simon / ... (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Richard Foster (8 episodes, 2010)
Alexandra Foster ...
 Paige (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Roy Schmidt (7 episodes, 2010)
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 Wellness Attendant #1 / ... (6 episodes, 2010)
Sam Walsh ...
 Big Guy / ... (6 episodes, 2010)
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Alec Ross awakes one morning to find that he doesn't know who or where he is and doesn't recognize his wife or children.

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an intelligent program
18 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i've read reviews of this show by NZ viewers, and they seem surprised that such a show is produced in NZ. i hope that is because they are glad to see such good entertainment, and not because most of the NZ programming is rubbish.

now, this is a well written show, well thought out and well acted. as said before, it proves that good programming is not dependent on cash, but on good writing, good actors dedicated to the project, and a good production team which is dedicated to the quality and authenticity of the series.

it makes no matter where a series is made, if there is intelligent use of existing locations, then with a small budget one can create an alternate reality, especially if it is not too far removed from the present.

but the most important factor--just ask any competent actor--is the writing. in television, more so than film, the writing must be tight. a two-hour film allows for more fat in the dialog than a one hour show, but that being said, a TV series allows for more character development, but also invites--if poorly made--more filler without advancing the narrative and plot-line.

this show is a tight project. i recommend it to anyone of above average IQ, and those who are burned out on the recycled plot-lines most producers fob onto their mass audience.

most TV runs on the premise that cash is king, but not this one. somebody cared about this series, and thank goodness.


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