About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.
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About Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to make her bones in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.

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Cop. An attitude.

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Based off of the 1991 UK tv series starring Helen Mirren called Prime Suspect. See more »

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Interesting Female Lead
16 October 2011 | by See all my reviews

I watched the British version with Helen Mirren which was a fantastic series. This new series with Maria Bello is a bit lighter and she is of course, younger -- although not young. Actually, I appreciate that someone 23 wasn't cast in the role with perfect hair, clothes and nails. Jane sometimes looks like an unmade bed. She is a tough character and I like the way she can both take and dish it out. She lives in the real world where life is harsh and she just accepts it. She's in her stride at her job and does it well, if not aways by the book. Well written, well directed, and fun to watch. Maria Bello is excellent in the role. Part of what makes it good is her restraint. The men detectives can be jerks, but is it just culture? They are becoming aware of Jane's strengths. That realization is fun to watch as they are hit in the face with Jane's abilities that they assumed couldn't possibly be there.


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