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The Return (2003)

A former alcoholic returns home after ten years in prison for the murder of her husband. As her recollection of the murder returns, things take a different turn.

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... Lizzie Hunt
... Matt Dempsey
... Maggie Lynch
... Jimmy Hunt
Alan Barry ... Dr Brian Cullen
Eileen Colgan ... Fee Cullen
... Laura Dunmore
... Tony Hunt
Lise Ann McLaughlin ... Rosie Hunt (as Lise-Ann McLaughlin)
Cathy White ... Jen Carling
Philip O'Sullivan ... Gerry Lynch
... Sean Donovan
Eleanor Methven ... Helen Dempsey
Denis Conway ... David Hunt
Britta Smith ... Prison Governor
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A former alcoholic returns home after ten years in prison for the murder of her husband. As her recollection of the murder returns, things take a different turn.

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A waste of a great actress's talents
31 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

This TV play was billed as a vehicle for Julie Walters, playing an alcoholic, convicted murderess whose discoveries, after her release, cause her to doubt that she really murdered her husband. And, to be fair, Julie Walters is very good, struggling with her alcoholism and trying to rebuild her life with friends and family. But the plot is feeble, packed with red herrings, and the supporting actors are no more than caricatures, struggling to convince as the story limps from crisis to crisis, to fill the allotted two hours. A very disappointing play and a waste of Julie Walters' considerable talents.


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