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Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine 

A man is buried alive, and Metcalfe must delve into a serial killer's psyche.

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Series cast summary:
Frances Grey ...  DS Kate Beauchamp 2 episodes, 2003
Gillian Taylforth Gillian Taylforth ...  Helen 2 episodes, 2003
Emily Joyce ...  Anna Marchent 2 episodes, 2003
Dani Biernat ...  Chrissie Stone 2 episodes, 2003
Surendra Kochar Surendra Kochar ...  Secretary 2 episodes, 2003
Velibor Topic ...  Davor Pasovic 2 episodes, 2003
Emma Cambridge Emma Cambridge ...  Mandy MacIntyre / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Ben McCosker Ben McCosker ...  Carl Brown 2 episodes, 2003
Elizabeth McKechnie ...  Paula Stansfield 2 episodes, 2003
Roger Moss Roger Moss ...  Gary Patterson / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Ben Boorman Ben Boorman ...  Joe 2 episodes, 2003
Keira Malik Keira Malik ...  Isabel Emerson 2 episodes, 2003
Eddie Cooper Eddie Cooper ...  Sam Warren 2 episodes, 2003
Tom Anderson Tom Anderson ...  Matthew 2 episodes, 2003
Paul Ansdell ...  Steve Jenner 2 episodes, 2003
Alun Armstrong ...  DCI Charlie MacIntyre 2 episodes, 2003
Patrick Baladi ...  Jonathan 2 episodes, 2003
Greg Bennett ...  Scene Of Crime Officer 2 episodes, 2003
Angela Bruce ...  Dr. Dugdale 2 episodes, 2003
Shaun Dingwall ...  Daniel Jameson 2 episodes, 2003
Neil Dudgeon ...  DI Duncan Warren 2 episodes, 2003
Michelle Forbes ...  Susan Metcalfe 2 episodes, 2003
Simon Lenagan ...  DI Finnegan 2 episodes, 2003
Art Malik ...  DCS Emerson 2 episodes, 2003
Aleksandar Mikic Aleksandar Mikic ...  Alexi Pasovic 2 episodes, 2003
Jonathan Millership Jonathan Millership ...  Window Cleaner 2 episodes, 2003
Ruth Mitchell Ruth Mitchell ...  Jean Mac Intyre / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Kieran O'Brien ...  Eric Metcalfe 2 episodes, 2003
David Quilter David Quilter ...  Brian Herd 2 episodes, 2003
Vincent Regan ...  DI David Wilby 2 episodes, 2003
Ken Stott ...  DCI Red Metcalfe 2 episodes, 2003
Jon Strickland Jon Strickland ...  Dr. Bannerman 2 episodes, 2003
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A man is buried alive, and Metcalfe must delve into a serial killer's psyche.

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Official Sites:

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UK

Release Date:

24 August 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Gyilkos megváltó 2. See more »

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(2 parts)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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DS Kate Beauchamp: Russ Collier
DI Duncan Warren: Dead guy auditioning for "The Mummy Returns"
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Another solid British crime-drama
21 November 2017 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

Along with Scandinavian ones, UK crime thrillers have become a sign of quality to those fond of versatile, intense and logical works where character actors, mood and environment have an important role to play. Messiah 2 is another example of them, where crimes are covered as tragic (as they are in real, no place to make witticisms), and solutions are presented as they are revealed, not relying on detectives' odd flashes or criminals' rough mistakes.

Actors like Ken Stott and Neil Dudgeon fit the detective pattern well (well, perhaps too much, as they have lots of D(C)I roles), as I really did not guess who the wrongdoer was - in spite of been a key follower of similar creations - I was satisfied with both the result and the 3 hours of so in front of screen. I am pretty convinced that I will find time to the following 3 seasons as well - regardless of some changes in cast and approaches.


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