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Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness 

Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, or possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Helen Mirren ...  Det. Supt. Jane Tennison 2 episodes, 2003
Liam Cunningham ...  Robert West 2 episodes, 2003
Oleg Menshikov ...  Milan Lukic 2 episodes, 2003
Ben Miles ...  DCI Simon Finch 2 episodes, 2003
Robert Pugh ...  DS Alun Simms 2 episodes, 2003
Mark Strong ...  Det. Chief Supt. Larry Hall 2 episodes, 2003
Velibor Topic ...  Duscan Zigic 2 episodes, 2003
Barnaby Kay ...  DC Michael Philips / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Tanya Moodie ...  DC Lorna Greaves 2 episodes, 2003
Rad Lazar Rad Lazar ...  Kasim / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Ingeborga Dapkunaite ...  Jasmina Belkic 2 episodes, 2003
Olegar Fedoro ...  Moslem 2 episodes, 2003
Sam Hazeldine ...  DC David Butcher 2 episodes, 2003
Anna Maria Ashe Anna Maria Ashe ...  Newsreader 2 episodes, 2003
Leena Dhingra Leena Dhingra ...  Pathologist 2 episodes, 2003
Kate Lynn Evans Kate Lynn Evans ...  Rosemary Henderson 2 episodes, 2003
Rupert Frazer Rupert Frazer ...  George Giblin, M.P. 2 episodes, 2003
Steve Gibbs Steve Gibbs ...  DC Sean Firth 2 episodes, 2003
Stuart Goodwin ...  Anthony Vane / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Sally Hurst Sally Hurst ...  OCB Secretary 2 episodes, 2003
Anna Mountford Anna Mountford ...  Police Doctor 2 episodes, 2003
Femi Oguns Femi Oguns ...  Stephen Abacha 2 episodes, 2003
Bharti Patel Bharti Patel ...  Tennison's secretary 2 episodes, 2003
Tony Pritchard Tony Pritchard ...  DAC Charles Evans 2 episodes, 2003
Finlay Robertson ...  Waterloo Vagrant 2 episodes, 2003
Hugh Sachs Hugh Sachs ...  Hotel Manager 2 episodes, 2003
Dennis Titus Dennis Titus ...  Landlord 2 episodes, 2003
Ann Warungu Ann Warungu ...  Haweeya 2 episodes, 2003
Sarah Winman Sarah Winman ...  Rachel Bell 2 episodes, 2003
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Helen Mirren (Calendar Girls, Gosford Park) is back as Inspector Jane Tennison in an eagerly awaited new episode of the Emmy award-winning series Prime Suspect on ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre. It's been seven years since Tennison put the handcuffs on a psychotic killer in the last episode. Now, amid pressure to retire, she faces a death squad that has unleashed the horrors of the Balkan civil war on London. Written by stebbones@excite.com

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Official Sites:

PBS/Masterpiece Theatre

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: Prime Suspect 6 See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Helen Mirren had director approval for this production, which meant she had the the right to look at directors and meet them. She met Tom Hooper and approved him to direct it, telling him it had to be his vision and she would protect it. See more »

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Tennison's glasses suddenly appear on her face during the second interview with Milan Lukic. See more »

Quotes

Det. Supt. Jane Tennison: You know, it'd be a huge miscalculation to undermine my authority.
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Follows Prime Suspect 3 (1993) See more »

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Lucky Seven?
7 June 2006 | by UACWSee all my reviews

Is this the best of the lot? Those who've seen all of them talk a lot about 1 and 2. I haven't seen them yet. I'm tempted to order all seven on DVD.

This is a new format this time. Some things have changed but some things stayed the same. Again it's an intriguing case woven expertly in the lay-up by the writer and the filming team. And in this one perhaps more than in the others I've seen the cinematography is fantastic. Angles as if they're coming out of a Kubrick classic. There is much eye candy in here.

So Jane Tennison is back - and she's battling the same bad guys as ever. This time she's surrounded on all sides by the same type of motley crew: the ambitious career types, the slacker types, the mens club types - you know the drill.

But the lady's acting never gets boring. Mirren brings something special, something extra to whatever she's in.

This one will take you on an exotic journey. And it's not a walk in the park either. If 5 was one of the most intense (of those I've seen) then 6 can't be far behind.

As always, on top of all the other excellent work done on this series, you have the star. She's inimitable.


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