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Series cast summary:
Jack Davenport ...  Detective Sergeant Michael Colefield 6 episodes, 1998
Susannah Harker ...  Dr. Angela March 6 episodes, 1998
Idris Elba ...  Vaughan Rice 6 episodes, 1998
Philip Quast ...  Father Pearse J. Harman 6 episodes, 1998
Colette Brown Colette Brown ...  Kirsty 6 episodes, 1998
Fiona Dolman ...  Frances 6 episodes, 1998
Thomas Lockyer Thomas Lockyer ...  Jacob 4 episodes, 1998
Sean Cernow ...  Lestat 3 episodes, 1998
Corin Redgrave ...  Dr. Paul Hoyle / ... 2 episodes, 1998
Stephen Moyer ...  Jack / ... 2 episodes, 1998
Elizabeth Earl Elizabeth Earl ...  Angie's Daughter 2 episodes, 1998
Georgia Goodman ...  Emilie 2 episodes, 1998
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Michael Colefield is unwillingly thrust into the nightmarish world of vampires when he discovers a secret government organisation operating undercover within the police when his friend Jack disappears under suspicious circumstances on the eve of his wedding. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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UK

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English

Release Date:

31 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crossing the Line See more »

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(6 parts)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Despite that this is a show about vampires, the term Vampire is never used in the entire show. See more »

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Father Pearse J. Harman: Our free range days are over.
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Amazing
14 September 2004 | by blefflerSee all my reviews

This is one of the series I can watch again and again. I love it more and more every time I watch it. It's dark, moody atmosphere pulls you in from the very beginning, and keeps you glued to your seat for the full series.

All six episodes are integral to six hour story line in which Mike Colefield (Jack Davenport) struggles to come to terms with what happened to his friend Jack Beresford (Stephen Moyer), and to choose sides in Humanity's war against Vampires which is nearing it's climax. It will keep you guessing as to who's good, and who's bad until the very end.

I have to say that the series is a bit subtle for a mini-series. There are countless small details that can be overlooked during the first (Or even second in my case ;) Some of the plot elements aren't explained very well either. While this gives the series a "smart" feel to it, it makes it harder to understand.

As I said before I thoroughly enjoyed this series, and I'll pounce on a second season if there ever is one.


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