A military attaché at the French embassy is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw.
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 Antoni Pakulski 3 episodes, 2013
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Ellie Haddington ...
 Madame Dupin 3 episodes, 2013
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 Jourdain 3 episodes, 2013
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 August Voss 3 episodes, 2013
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 Malka Rosen 3 episodes, 2013
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 Viktor Rosen 3 episodes, 2013
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 Doctor Lapp 3 episodes, 2013
Piotr Baumann ...
 Maxim Mostov / ... 3 episodes, 2013
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 Colonel Lessard / ... 3 episodes, 2013
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 General Beauvilliers 3 episodes, 2013
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 Lady Angela Hope 3 episodes, 2013
Richard Teverson ...
 Roddy Fitzware 3 episodes, 2013
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 Gabrielle 3 episodes, 2013
Tusse Silberg ...
 Helena Skarbek 3 episodes, 2013
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 Young German Soldier 2 episodes, 2013
Grazyna Zielinska ...
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 Papa Heiniger / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Alan Corduner ...
 Viktor Rosen 2 episodes, 2013
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Julian Harris ...
 Duff Cooper 2 episodes, 2013
Ziggy Heath ...
Bogdan Koca ...
Mark Lewis ...
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 Gypsy Girl 2 episodes, 2013
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 Herschenson 2 episodes, 2013
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A military attaché at the French embassy is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw.

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The mini series begins in 1937, several of the character are using the Walther P38 pistol which did not enter into service in the German army until 1938. See more »

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Poorly executed spy drama
5 May 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Why do they have to tinker with a great story? Alan Furst's novel is moody, atmospheric and evocative of the period, pre-WW2 Warsaw. The BBC adaptation is lifeless and sterile. The screenwriters have tried to cherry-pick the salient parts of the novel, but all this has achieved is a confusing storyline with no sense of continuity. David Tennant is hopelessly miscast as Mercier, which in turn ensures the viewer will find the series pretty unbelievable. Janet Montgomery's portrayal of Anna Szarbek(Skarbek? Why?) is unfortunately not very likable, which in turn means their relationship suffers on the screen. Both Tennant and Montgomery have mishandled the relationship between Mercier and Szarbek, which is one of the critical drivers of Mercier's actions. A number of other characters (Jourdain, Dr Lapp) have been similarly poorly written and portrayed. Very disappointing all round. I just hope they don't try and adapt any more of Alan Furst's novels - fans of Furst's novels will be very disheartened.


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