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A Landscape of Lies - Directors Cut (2011)

The murder investigation of a decorated war hero becomes the catalyst behind four very separate lives colliding together in an intricate web of betrayal and deceit.


Paul Knight


Paul Knight, Stuart Knight (original story)
13 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrea McLean ... Dr. Audrey Grey
Danny Midwinter Danny Midwinter ... Brannigan Woods
Andre Nightingale Andre Nightingale ... Jacob Fassbender (as Andre Samson)
Anna Passey ... Sergeant Egan
Marc Bannerman ... Hilt McAvoy
Philip Brodie ... Marcus Clancy
Danny Young Danny Young ... Eion
Rosie Ginger Rosie Ginger ... Hannah Clancy
Christina Baily Christina Baily ... Suzy Honeywell
Sam Cunningham Sam Cunningham ... Louise McAvoy (as Samantha Cunningham)
Daniel Peacock Daniel Peacock ... Don Welles
Helen Latham Helen Latham ... Alice Woods
Victoria Hopkins ... Tess
Mel Mills Mel Mills ... DCI Lane
Kelly George ... DC Carter


Haunted by the memories of his time in the Gulf war, Jacob tries to adjust to civilian life aided mainly by his friendship with his commanding officer, Hilt who has made civvie life work for him. However, Jacob's stable reality is crushed when Hilt is killed during a suspected mugging that went wrong. Now Jacob feels it's his duty to find the truth behind the incident and bring closure to Hilt's widow, Louise. His investigation has him going head to head with DCI Lane and his partners Sergeant Egan and DC Carter as his own life starts to entwine with those he suspects of being involved. Amongst them is East End villain turned property tycoon Brannigan Woods, Marcus Clancy whose recent workaholic attitude has put a strain on his marriage to cheating wife Claire and their rebellious teenage daughter, Hannah. Dr Audrey Grey is the couple's therapist who is trying to keep the family together whilst her own existence is slowly sinking into self destruct mode, with only her receptionist ... Written by Paul Knight

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Who can you trust when the truth is buried beneath a landscape of lies?


Crime | Drama | Thriller



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Release Date:

1 October 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Landscape of Lifes See more »


Box Office


£84,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


On May 25th 2011 a rough first draft was handed in by Paul Knight. He was hired and given a 4 month deadline to get a shoot ready draft of the script, oversee pre-production, audition, cast, crew, go into production and complete the post on the film so it was ready for the AFM (American Film Market) that takes place in November; all for a budget of £100k. Paul brought the feature film in, on time, and £16k under budget. See more »


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