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Plot:
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.
User Reviews:
Moderate; the tension is bearable. See more (13 total) »

Cast

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David Tennant ... Jean-François Mercier (4 episodes, 2013)

Janet Montgomery ... Anna Skarbek (4 episodes, 2013)

Marcin Dorocinski ... Antoni Pakulski (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
Miroslaw Zbrojewicz ... Marek (4 episodes, 2013)

Burn Gorman ... Jourdain (4 episodes, 2013)

Radoslaw Kaim ... August Voss (4 episodes, 2013)

Linda Bassett ... Malka Rosen (4 episodes, 2013)

Allan Corduner ... Viktor Rosen (4 episodes, 2013)

Anton Lesser ... Doctor Lapp (4 episodes, 2013)
Jan Pohl ... Zoller (4 episodes, 2013)

Richard Lintern ... Colonel Lessard / ... (4 episodes, 2013)

Julian Glover ... General Beauvilliers (4 episodes, 2013)

Fenella Woolgar ... Lady Angela Hope (4 episodes, 2013)

Tuppence Middleton ... Gabrielle (4 episodes, 2013)
Tusse Silberg ... Helena Skarbek (4 episodes, 2013)
Ellie Haddington ... Madame Dupin (3 episodes, 2013)
Piotr Baumann ... Maxim Mostov / ... (3 episodes, 2013)

Richard Teverson ... Roddy Fitzware (3 episodes, 2013)
Mark Lewis ... Fernand (3 episodes, 2013)

Gregg Lowe ... Young German Soldier (2 episodes, 2013)
Grazyna Zielinska ... Wladzia (2 episodes, 2013)
Grzegorz Emanuel ... Weasel (2 episodes, 2013)

Nicholas Blane ... Papa Heiniger / ... (2 episodes, 2013)
Alan Corduner ... Viktor Rosen (2 episodes, 2013)

Dan Fredenburgh ... Armand (2 episodes, 2013)
Mel Giedroyc ... Trudi (2 episodes, 2013)

Adam Godley ... Julius Halbach (2 episodes, 2013)
Julian Harris ... Duff Cooper (2 episodes, 2013)
Karol Kijanowski ... Franz (2 episodes, 2013)
Bogdan Koca ... Leszek (2 episodes, 2013)
Sonia Mietielica ... Gypsy Girl (2 episodes, 2013)
Nicholas Murchie ... Johannes Elter (2 episodes, 2013)

Andrew Sachs ... Herschenson (2 episodes, 2013)
Sebastian Stegmann ... SS-Sergeant (2 episodes, 2013)
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Series Directed by
Coky Giedroyc (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Writing credits
Dick Clement (2 episodes, 2013)
Alan Furst (2 episodes, 2013)
Ian La Frenais (2 episodes, 2013)

Series Produced by
Richard Fell .... producer (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Original Music by
Rob Lane (1 episode, 2013)
 
Series Cinematography by
Wojciech Szepel (unknown episodes, 2012)
 
Series Film Editing by
Gareth C. Scales (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting by
Jill Trevellick (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Tom Burton (1 episode, 2013)
Ewa Skoczkowska (1 episode, 2013)
Maria Wilk (1 episode, 2013)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Kinga Babczynska (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Costume Design by
Edward K. Gibbon (1 episode, 2013)
Kalina Lach (1 episode, 2013)
 
Series Makeup Department
Karen Dawson .... makeup designer (2 episodes, 2013)
Joanna Picasso .... hair & makeup (2 episodes, 2013)
Katarzyna Wilk .... assistant makeup artist (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Production Management
Andrzej Besztak .... production manager (2 episodes, 2013)
Tara Bhoola .... post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 2013)
Grzegorz Olkowski .... production manager (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kiaran Murray-Smith .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2012-2013)
Maciej Besztak .... assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
Katarzyna Boryczka .... assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Department
Jaroslaw Jagodzinski .... properties (2 episodes, 2013)
Wojciech Kocemba .... property master (2 episodes, 2013)
Krzysztof Kolodziejczyk .... dressing props (2 episodes, 2013)
Michal Kozon .... stand-by: art department (2 episodes, 2013)
Andrzej Rychtarczyk .... construction coordinator (2 episodes, 2013)
Robert Senderowski .... stand-by: art department (2 episodes, 2013)
Ewa Skoczkowska .... supervising art director (2 episodes, 2013)
Roman Tarwacki .... assistant art director (2 episodes, 2013)
Graham Ward .... standby art director (2 episodes, 2013)
Maria Wilk .... assistant art director (2 episodes, 2013)
Robert Wyszogrodzki .... properties (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Sound Department
Harry Barnes .... supervising sound editor (2 episodes, 2013)
Krzysztof Bogucki .... boom operator (2 episodes, 2013)
Sebastian Branski .... sound recordist (2 episodes, 2013)
Martin Cantwell .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 2013)
Andrzej Chuszno .... boom operator (2 episodes, 2013)
Simon Diggins .... adr mixer (2 episodes, 2013)
Andrea King .... foley artist (2 episodes, 2013)
Adam Mendez .... foley mixer (2 episodes, 2013)
David Sendall .... adr mixer / foley mixer (2 episodes, 2013)
Jack Stew .... foley artist (2 episodes, 2013)
Richard Straker .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 2013)
Jules Woods .... assistant re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 2013)
Arkadiusz Woskowski .... boom operator (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Guido Wilden .... workflow consultant (4 episodes, 2013)
Dolores McGinley .... visual effects (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Stunts
Tomasz Krzemieniecki .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Wlodzimierz Bednarek .... Genny operator (2 episodes, 2013)
Pawel Figurski .... camera operator: "b" camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Michal Fraczek .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Michal Grabski .... b camera focus puller (2 episodes, 2013)
Wojciech Gradowski .... electrician (2 episodes, 2013)
Pawel Kincel .... focus puller (2 episodes, 2013)
Piotr Kostarczyk .... b camera focus puller (2 episodes, 2013)
Szymon Kurzawa .... electrician (2 episodes, 2013)
Mateusz Kuzniak .... electrician (2 episodes, 2013)
Roman Leus .... "b" assistant camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Maciej Lisiecki .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2013)
Robert Lukowski .... dolly grip (2 episodes, 2013)
Radoslaw Matulka .... data wrangler (2 episodes, 2013)
Adam Mendry .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Maciej Obloza .... electrician (2 episodes, 2013)
Michal Obloza .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2013)
Karol Pachulski .... "b" assistant camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Robert Palka .... still photographer (2 episodes, 2013)
Jaroslaw Pawlowski .... assistant grip (2 episodes, 2013)
Jeremiasz Prokopowicz .... b camera operator (2 episodes, 2013)
Grzegorz Szymanczak .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting Department
Magdalena Szwarcbart .... casting: Poland (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Karolina Bystrowska .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 2013)
Ada Cichowicz .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 2013)
Kalina Lach .... costumes (2 episodes, 2013)
Eleonora Owsianka .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 2013)
Jakub Wojewoda .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Editorial Department
Dan Coles .... colorist / colourist (2 episodes, 2013)
Simon Giblin .... on-line editor (2 episodes, 2013)
Ludwik Sielicki .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Music Department
Richey Rynkowski .... composer assistant (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Other crew
Steve Groom .... production accountant (4 episodes, 2013)
Amy Merry .... title design (4 episodes, 2013)
Clifford De Spenser .... dialect coach (2 episodes, 2013)
Malgorzata Dedek .... production secretary (2 episodes, 2013)
Jan Jaszczynski .... second location manager (2 episodes, 2013)
Waléra Kanischtscheff .... voice actor: Max (2 episodes, 2013)
Agnieszka Kik .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2013)
Wojciech Konkol .... health and safety advisor (2 episodes, 2013)
Lukasz Meljon .... runner (2 episodes, 2013)
Monika Pieczynska .... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 2013)
Karolina Zielonka .... location manager (2 episodes, 2013)
 

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120 min | 180 min (2 parts)
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Anachronisms: 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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16 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Moderate; the tension is bearable., 31 January 2013
Author: Michael Dixon from United Kingdom

Sorry, but it is the leading man who mainly disappoints. David Tennant is totally miscast and is not helped by a poor script, awash with clichés.

I have been to Warsaw three times and there was more tension in the air during my visits than here with spies all over the place.

It may have worked with a different lead, as Tennant sleepwalks his way through the scenes and physically has an uncanny resemblance to John Laurie when playing the crofter in the original version of the 39 Steps.

When he twitches those eyebrows he also looks like a mad scientist rather than the smooth Frenchman tempting every woman from Paris to Warsaw to jump into bed with him. Add to that a non-existent personality and you are left with a problem.

There is absolutely no chemistry between Tennant and Janet Montgomery who is very unenthusiastic throughout. Some decent efforts by a few of the supporting cast, but poor old Julian Glover was given a bad hand with some awful lines.

And the continual movement from Paris to Warsaw and back again several times over was very confusing

Sadly quite ridiculous.

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