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Perfect Strangers 

Attending a distant family reunion reveals more than was expected.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Gambon ...  Raymond 3 episodes, 2001
Lindsay Duncan ...  Alice 3 episodes, 2001
Matthew Macfadyen ...  Daniel 3 episodes, 2001
Claire Skinner ...  Rebecca 3 episodes, 2001
Toby Stephens ...  Charles 3 episodes, 2001
Jill Baker ...  Esther 3 episodes, 2001
Timothy Spall ...  Irving 3 episodes, 2001
Anton Lesser ...  Stephen 3 episodes, 2001
Michael Culkin ...  Sidney 3 episodes, 2001
Kelly Hunter ...  Poppy 3 episodes, 2001
Kathleen Byron ...  Edith 3 episodes, 2001
Muriel Pavlow ...  Violet 3 episodes, 2001
Sheila Burrell Sheila Burrell ...  Grace 3 episodes, 2001
Peter Howell ...  Ernest 3 episodes, 2001
Tony Maudsley ...  Peter 3 episodes, 2001
Camilla Power ...  Martina 3 episodes, 2001
Marianne Borgo Marianne Borgo ...  Nazik 3 episodes, 2001
Miranda Raison ...  Young Grace 3 episodes, 2001
Jay Simon ...  Lionel Symon 3 episodes, 2001
Daman Malone Daman Malone ...  Waiter #2 3 episodes, 2001
Anita Carey Anita Carey ...  Sibling's Mother 2 episodes, 2001
Orlando Vitorini Orlando Vitorini ...  Mr. Degazi 2 episodes, 2001
Emma Sackville Emma Sackville ...  Young Edith 2 episodes, 2001
Rebecca Tarry Rebecca Tarry ...  Young Violet 2 episodes, 2001
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Attending a distant family reunion reveals more than was expected.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

10 May 2001 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Almost Strangers See more »

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TalkBack Productions See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Final screen appearance of Kathleen Byron. See more »

Quotes

Raymond: Naturally we're in the broom cupboard.
Daniel: You wanted it that way. You were determined to get put into a small room so you could spend all your time complaining.
Raymond: That's right, absolutely. This is infinitely preferable.
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Wow!
14 April 2002 | by paulrustadSee all my reviews

I caught this movie on a re-run on BBC America. It was late at night. the movie caught me unawares and drew me in to its web like a spider might. I spent the next several hours amazed at the tenderness of the story, the sadness of the characters and he sheer thrill of discovery just over the threshold. If only American TV could be so good. Ever so often you discover a jewel, Perfect Strangers (Almost Strangers in America on BBC America) is one of those jewels. It has a strong central character, plenty of supporting characters and people you find yourself rooting for. Secretly, we all have family members like these. A familiar face on a new wardrobe. Watch the movie. You will not forget it.


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