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From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction,... See full summary »

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Julian Jarrold

Writer:

Allan Cubitt
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Cast

Credited cast:
Helen Mirren ... Maggie Sheridan
Iain Glen ... Sebastian Stafford
Franco Nero ... Robert Tassi
Michael Maloney ... Oliver Peel
Lesley Manville ... Susie Peel
Iain Cuthbertson ... Charles Stafford
Barry Barnes Barry Barnes ... D.S. Fagan
Michael Liebmann Michael Liebmann ... Bryan Gavin (as Michael Liebman)
John Kavanagh ... Michael Longley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sally Ann Barber Sally Ann Barber ... Caroline
Chooye Bay ... Chan Mingkai (as Chooi Kheng-Beh)
William Boyer ... Computer Operator
Grace Boyle Grace Boyle ... Cecilia
Peter Cooney Peter Cooney ... Security Agent
John Cormack John Cormack ... Solicitor
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Storyline

From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction, a rekindled interracial love affair, helpful relatives and a painting of great price. She finds more than she bargained for in the labyrinth and milieu of stolen art. Written by <WDRazo@prodigy.net>

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Official Sites:

PBS [United States]

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Art of Murder See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Granada Television, WGBH See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

British singer Jenny Darren is heard every time Maggie Sheridan's music is played in this series. See more »

Goofs

When Maggie confronts Aiden after the robbery, she takes the motorcycle helmet off with both hands but in alternating shots is also able to hold a gun on him. See more »

Quotes

Maggie Sheridan: [Oliver has returned home &, hearing "Wild Thing" blaring, knows someone else is in the house: brandishing a cricket bat overhead, ascends the stairs, & more stairs, enters the bathroom. Finding his sister-in-law Maggie snoozing in the bath, he turns the bat toe-down. Maggie languidly turns her head & opens her eyes] Good match?
Oliver Peel: Rain stopped play.
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Crazy Credits

For art historical support the Producers gratefully acknowledge Mary D. Gerrard's book Artemisia Gentileschi (Princeton University Press 1989). See more »

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Terrible Movie. Very diappointing
2 June 2019 | by suzan-52939See all my reviews

Beware! I love Helen Mirrin so I was really looking forward to this movie. It had a good beginning but toward the end it was like someone said just finish this movie right now any ole way. It was like another director /writer completely at that point. Very distasteful and a complete disappointment. Don't bother seeing it.


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