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The Investigation (2002)

TV-14 | | Thriller | TV Movie 23 November 2008
This TV drama tells the true story of a bungled and obstructed police manhunt for a serial killer who could and should have been imprisoned after his first crime. Two young RCMP officers, ... See full summary »

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... Les Forsythe
... Teddy Boulder
... Darryll Kettles
Paul Coeur ... Olson
... Ray
... George Karwaski
... Superint. Bruce Northorp
... Sgt. Sawyer
Coralie Cairns ... Meryll
... Inspector Linnehan
... Fred Coombs
Francis Damberger ... Mosca
... Jack Crosbie
James Travis ... Corporal Rick Harding
Rainer Kahl ... Luke Baker
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This TV drama tells the true story of a bungled and obstructed police manhunt for a serial killer who could and should have been imprisoned after his first crime. Two young RCMP officers, each seperately investigating a rape and murder, cuptured the culprit, but because of legal red tape, jurisdictional chaos and incompetence, the suspect was allowed to continue his rampage until he was finally arrested and imprisoned - several murders later. Written by <krijn@hotmail.com>

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Surprisingly gripping
9 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie a few weeks ago when my mom brought it home for work. I liked the movie from the start, I found it to be kinda like a Law and Order Special Victims unit for Canada. Anne Wheeler does a great job not showing Clifford Olsen's face until the very last scene of the movie. Nicholas Lea, who you will remember played Krycek on THE X-FILES, is great as Les Forsythe, a desperate detective who is blown off by the brass like some batty old lady who hears noises all the time. He seems very at home in this kind of movie, and his frustration is evident as he struggles through the beaurocracy of the RCMP. Overall 10/10. Don't miss this movie if you have the fortune of finding it.


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