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Like Father Like Son (2005)

Life for Dee Stanton is improving at every turn. Her legal career is blossoming and her boyfriend Dominic unexpectedly proposes to her. Things were very different 11 years ago when her ... See full summary »

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Nicholas Laughland (as Nick Laughland)

Writer:

Shaun McKenna
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Somerset Prew Somerset Prew ... Jamie Stanton
Georgia Moffett ... Morag Tait
Francesca Fowler ... Bethan Milne
Florence Bell Florence Bell ... Abi Taylor
Jemma Redgrave ... Dee Stanton
Robson Green ... Dominic Milne
Rosemary Williams Rosemary Williams ... Tess
Kenneth Colley ... Rawsthorne
Phil Davis ... Paul Barker
Pippa Haywood Pippa Haywood ... Mrs. Sutton
Paul Chequer ... Sergeant Renton
Tara Fitzgerald ... D.I. Harkness
Daisy Ashford Daisy Ashford ... W.P.C. Ashford
Sarah Miller Sarah Miller ... W.P.C. Miller
James Barriscale ... P.C. Barriscale
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Life for Dee Stanton is improving at every turn. Her legal career is blossoming and her boyfriend Dominic unexpectedly proposes to her. Things were very different 11 years ago when her husband Paul was jailed for the brutal murders of four girls and Dee was hounded from her home. Dee has kept all this a secret from her 15-year-old son Jamie. Now he has discovered the truth about his father and demands to see him. Written by Anonymous

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What do you do if you discover you are the son of a serial killer ?


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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It took around 2 hours to film the scene in the school hall when the students get told about the death. See more »

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Pretend We Were Dead
Performed by L7
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Contrived but interesting
6 December 2009 | by sergepesicSee all my reviews

British television programs are way more interesting than average American fare. They tackle much more believable topics and have much better actors. British actors have superior acting skills, and look like real people. American actors look like actors, it is impossible to relate to plastic people. This patticural movie doesn't belong to the top of British TV production. The script tries very hard to outsmart itself, so in return becomes completely contrived. The people are real, but the situation they are supposed to convey is not, hence the problem. If you are able to get over the imperfections and occasional messiness of the script, you will be entertained, but not much more.


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