A cat-and-mouse game between a charismatic and manipulative criminal and his interrogator, played out over the four episodes of the miniseries.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Timothy Dalton ...  Eddie Myers 4 episodes, 1992
Timothy West ...  DCI Jimmy McKinnes 4 episodes, 1992
David Morrissey ...  Sgt. Larry Jackson 4 episodes, 1992
Annabelle Apsion ...  Susan Jackson 4 episodes, 1992
Penélope Cruz ...  Lola Del Moreno 3 episodes, 1992
Trevor Cooper ...  DI Shrapnel / ... 3 episodes, 1992
James Findleton James Findleton ...  Tony Jackson 2 episodes, 1992
Barry Findleton Barry Findleton ...  John Jackson 2 episodes, 1992
Rowena King ...  Charlotte Lampton 2 episodes, 1992
Glyn Grimstead Glyn Grimstead ...  D.I. Jimmy Falcon / ... 2 episodes, 1992
Wayne Foskett ...  D.C. Summers / ... 2 episodes, 1992
Anthony Smee Anthony Smee ...  Superintendant 2 episodes, 1992
Carol Holt ...  Nurse Jackie 2 episodes, 1992
Francis Johnson ...  DC Frisby 2 episodes, 1992
Angus Kennedy ...  Surveillance officer 2 episodes, 1992
Sheila White ...  Moyra Sheffield 2 episodes, 1992
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Storyline

Eddy Myers, a criminal who absconded from justice in Britain and lives in luxury in Spain under an assumed name, until he is recognized by a young and overly zealous British police officer on holiday. After his extradition to England, Myers offers information about his cronies in return for a reduced sentence, but insists he will only talk to the young officer who was responsible for his arrest in Spain. Thus a cat-and-mouse game between the charismatic and manipulative criminal and his interrogator begins.

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Crime | Thriller

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Country:

UK | USA

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English | Spanish | Italian

Release Date:

27 November 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Csapdában See more »

Filming Locations:

Spain

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Runtime:

(4 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First appearance of Penélope Cruz in and English language production. See more »

Quotes

Eddie Myers: So what's the weather like in London?
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Alternate Versions

The original version is a two-part (4 hrs) made-for-TV movie. A 2-hrs condensed version also exists, causing serious damage to the plot and characters. See more »

Connections

Remade as Framed (2002) See more »

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I'm the Great Pretender
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Written by Buck Ram
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Powerful performances from both lead actors
11 April 2003 | by caitlin_onlineSee all my reviews

I've only seen this in the 'edited' DVD form. If this is indeed cut to bits like I've read, the original must have been fantastic. I thought that the performances of David Morrissey and Timothy Dalton were riveting.


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