A secretive terrorist commits crimes to disrupt the peace process between the Irish and the Brits. Both sides want him dead. When he decides to assassinate the Pope and blame it on the U.K., only a musician with a secret past can stop him.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Keith Carradine ...  Liam Devline 4 episodes, 1989
Simon Chandler ...  Fox 4 episodes, 1989
Robert Lang ...  Brigadier Charles Ferguson 4 episodes, 1989
Robert Lindsay ...  Thomas Kelly 4 episodes, 1989
Valentina Yakunina ...  Tanya Maslovskaya 4 episodes, 1989
Arthur Brauss ...  General Maslovsky 3 episodes, 1989
David de Keyser David de Keyser ...  Professor Cherny 3 episodes, 1989
Stephen Holland ...  Davey 3 episodes, 1989
Helen Rappaport ...  Major Belova 3 episodes, 1989
Niall Toibin ...  Sean Gallagher 3 episodes, 1989
Hugo Conlon Hugo Conlon ...  Irish newsreader 2 episodes, 1989
Colum Convey Colum Convey ...  Billy 2 episodes, 1989
Tony Hawkins Tony Hawkins ...  English newsreader 2 episodes, 1989
Peter Majer ...  Levin 2 episodes, 1989
Anthony Quayle ...  The Pope 2 episodes, 1989
Catherine Rabett Catherine Rabett ...  Jane Barclay 2 episodes, 1989
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A secretive terrorist commits crimes to disrupt the peace process between the Irish and the Brits. Both sides want him dead. When he decides to assassinate the Pope and blame it on the U.K., only a musician with a secret past can stop him.

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

4 October 1989 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Confissão Mortal See more »

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Granada Television See more »
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Runtime:

(2 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Jack Higgins can write.
4 August 2000 | by mark-460See all my reviews

The script by Jack Higgins elevates this movie about the mundane. Good cinematography and lush Irish back drop add to the movie's qualities. Keith and Valentina do a good job of acting, but Robert Lindsay's performance is worth the look.


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