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The Last Enemy 

Britain has been transformed into a security state. A mathematical genius's search for the truth about his brother's death catapults him into a conspiracy and a love affair.
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Series cast summary:
Benedict Cumberbatch ...  Stephen Ezard 5 episodes, 2008
Anamaria Marinca ...  Yasim Anwar 5 episodes, 2008
Max Beesley ...  Michael Ezard 5 episodes, 2008
Robert Carlyle ...  David Russell 5 episodes, 2008
Eva Birthistle ...  Eleanor Brooke 5 episodes, 2008
Geraldine James ...  Barbara Turney 5 episodes, 2008
David Harewood ...  Patrick Nye 5 episodes, 2008
Alex Caan Alex Caan ...  Haman 5 episodes, 2008
Christopher Fulford ...  George Gibbon 4 episodes, 2008
Alina Serban ...  Nadir 4 episodes, 2008
Ovidiu Niculescu ...  Bepa 3 episodes, 2008
San Shella ...  Andrew Wilcox 3 episodes, 2008
Paul Higgins ...  Professor Lawrence Cooper 3 episodes, 2008
Emil Hostina ...  Vucevic 3 episodes, 2008
Rupert Procter Rupert Procter ...  Lane 3 episodes, 2008
David Calder ...  Lord Cawston 3 episodes, 2008
Inika Leigh Wright Inika Leigh Wright ...  Charlotte Nye 3 episodes, 2008
Tom Fisher Tom Fisher ...  Andrew Batz 2 episodes, 2008
James Lance ...  Bryan Holland 2 episodes, 2008
Kieran O'Brien ...  Wafa 2 episodes, 2008
Chipo Chung ...  Lucy Fox 2 episodes, 2008
Nicholas Sidi ...  Professor John Moreton 2 episodes, 2008
Mircea Caraman Mircea Caraman ...  Dark Glasses 2 episodes, 2008
Nicola Stapleton ...  Caroline Scott 2 episodes, 2008
Radu Andrei Micu ...  Kroll 1 episode, 2008
Stephanie Britten Stephanie Britten ...  Nurse 1 episode, 2008
Jeremy Booth ...  Doctor 1 episode, 2008
Shiv Grewal Shiv Grewal ...  Azfal 1 episode, 2008
Robyn Isaac Robyn Isaac ...  Immigration Receptionist 1 episode, 2008
Noma Dumezweni ...  Valerie 1 episode, 2008
Daniel Williams Daniel Williams ...  Jack 1 episode, 2008
Grant Davis Grant Davis ...  Police Officer 1 episode, 2008
Martin Fisher ...  Mortuary Assistant 1 episode, 2008
Simon Lowe ...  Simon 1 episode, 2008
Nikki Amuka-Bird ...  Susan Ross 1 episode, 2008
Ken Flory Ken Flory ...  Cab Driver 1 episode, 2008
Jody Halse Jody Halse ...  Lee 1 episode, 2008
Daniel Cristian Iancu Daniel Cristian Iancu ...  University Security Guard 1 episode, 2008
Claudiu Istodor Claudiu Istodor ...  Hotel Porter 2 episodes, 2008
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Researcher Dr. Stephen Ezard returns home to the UK after the reported death of his brother, Michael Ezard, only to find that his widow, Yasim Anwar, is harboring a wanted yet deathly ill illegal immigrant. Yasim, on the rebound from her husband's death, becomes very intimate with Stephen. But after the death of Yasim's immigrant friend, she disappears with the body, leaving more questions than answers. Stephen is then hired as a consultant and promoter of a new computer system, T.I.A. (Total Information Awareness). Using his expert computer skills, he secretly tracks down Yasim, unaware that he is a pawn in a government conspiracy. Written by enzechen357

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Official Sites:

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Release Date:

5 October 2008 (USA) See more »

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The Last Enemy See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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1.78 : 1
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The police cars appearing in the movies are a Honda Accord and the new Honda Civic, borrowed from the Romanian Hondafan club. The owners seemed to like the resulting police cars. See more »

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Someone DARED call it inferior "failed" - surely a BLIND comment
5 October 2008 | by RichardLBownSee all my reviews

You have to be focused/undisturbed/observant to watch this ( so far, I have viewed episode 1 only at 9pm). Up to par with all the other UK, BBC, PBS British mystery series .. etc. It re-broadcasts here in 2 hrs at 1am. So you can be sure that I will be tuned-in.

Like a good book, a second reading reveals twists, comments and turns of a phrase missed in the first reading. Looking forward to the other episodes (weekly here).

This is masterful, captivating, suspenseful and ladened with detail.

Little text is needed, the actors' expressions convey well the mood and foreboding of the events to come.

This series eclipses the violent/sadistic/illiterate/inane scripts we here are so often subjected to by the US media - British mystery remains unsurpassed; how can it fail ? It dominates.

Enjoy !

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