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Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)

DI Tom Thorne's only key to a catching a serial killer is a survivor unable to move or communicate.

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Thorne is a crime drama series based on the best selling books by Mark Billingham. The series stars David Morrissey as DI Tom Thorne.

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Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced by manipulation of pressure points on the head and neck. She can see, hear and feel, she is aware of everything going on around her, but she is unable to move or communicate. In leaving Alison alive, the police believe the killer's made his first mistake. Written by gagan jindal

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Part of a two-night murder mystery TV show, the other one called Thorne: Scaredycat. See more »

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The Jack Shepherd playing Jim Thorne is Jack Shepherd (I), and not the Jack Shepherd (V) the link goes to. See more »

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Followed by Thorne: Scaredycat (2010) See more »

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Massive Disappointment!

I read the book first, which if I hadn't wouldn't have made this too bad of a movie...but since I had read it, the movie was an extreme disappointment!

You expect some minor changes in the plot to fit movie time etc, but after the first 1/3 of the movie it wasn't anything like the book at all. It became a whole other story. After that point, neither the interactions between the characters or who the killer was were in the book at all, and key figures in the book, especially who the killer was and how some of the characters died were missing or totally changed...

Perhaps the book should be re-released to reflect the movie since the author approved the movie,as totally different to the book he wrote to begin with.


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