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A Likeness in Stone (2000)

A thriller about dark secret of three old college friends brought to the surface after divers find a body secreted in a house at the bottom of a reservoir.

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Charles Beeson
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Cast

Credited cast:
Liam Cunningham ... Bill Armstrong
Jonathan Firth ... Stephen Gilmore
Andrew Lincoln ... Richard Kirschman
Ruth Jones ... Joan Poole
Rebecca Palmer ... Helena Warner
Cherie Lunghi ... Merle Kirschman
Nicholas Hewetson Nicholas Hewetson ... Det. Insp. Rigby
Jude Akuwudike ... Det. Const. Pryor
Sara Griffiths Sara Griffiths ... Fiona
Katy Cavanagh-Jupe ... Cathy (as Katy Cavanagh)
Kate Fahy Kate Fahy ... Mrs. Warner
Andrew Hilton Andrew Hilton ... Mr. Gilmore
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Baukham David Baukham ... Adams
Elizabeth Conboy ... Receptionist
Stephen Critchlow Stephen Critchlow ... Dr. McPherson
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A thriller about dark secret of three old college friends brought to the surface after divers find a body secreted in a house at the bottom of a reservoir.

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Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 2000 (UK) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Very stylish and suspenseful Brit drama worth seeking out...
14 June 2002 | by windspraySee all my reviews

A taped version of this British television movie was sent to me from someone who knew I was a fan of one of the actors. All I can say is that this was a very uniquely directed and stylish thriller with the four leads absolutely believable in roles where three of them age about ten years. Again, the presentation of the story is very unique (and while at times gets on your nerves)which I guess is the point in creating the edgy, moody feel of this drama. It's disappointing though that quality British dramas of this kind will never make it to US television and that we are subjected to endless reruns of outdated dramas like Magnum PI, Murder She Wrote etc etc even on our supposedly better channels (and you know who you are)! If by chance you get to see this one, enjoy excellent performances by the always outstanding Liam Cunningham as Detective Armstrong. Kudos to the woman who played Joan Poole as this was a completely pathetic and unglamorous role and she just went with it creepily capturing the kind of girl that most everyone came in contact with at school. Very brave performance. And finally... the powers that be have allowed Jonathan Firth to come out of his period costumes and into current times (Hallelujah!!) You won't be disappointed as he does an excellent job of morphing from adolescence to adulthood without any trace of a bad make-up job. Just some minor changes and some good old-fashioned acting.


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