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A seemingly cold but very passionate policewoman goes head to head with a seemingly passionate father who is in fact a cold serialist in this procedural out of Belfast. The only thing they share is their common complexity.

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Series cast summary:
...  Stella Gibson 17 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Paul Spector 17 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Jim Burns 17 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Katie Benedetto 16 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Danielle Ferrington 15 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Sally Ann Spector 15 episodes, 2013-2016
Sarah Beattie ...  Olivia Spector 15 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Matt Eastwood 13 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Gail McNally 12 episodes, 2014-2016
...  Rose Stagg 11 episodes, 2013-2016
David Beattie ...  Liam Spector 10 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Glen Martin 10 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Rick Turner 9 episodes, 2014-2016
Claire Rafferty ...  Christine Larkin 9 episodes, 2014-2016
...  Tom Anderson 9 episodes, 2014-2016
Kelly Gough ...  Hagstrom 9 episodes, 2014-2016
...  Reed Smith 9 episodes, 2013-2014
...  Annie Brawley 8 episodes, 2013-2016
Tara Lynne O'Neill ...  Martina Dean 8 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Brian Stone 7 episodes, 2013-2014
...  Daisy Drake 7 episodes, 2014-2016
Siobhan McSweeney ...  Mary McCurdy 7 episodes, 2013-2014
...  Tom Stagg 7 episodes, 2014-2016
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A psychological thriller that examines the lives of two hunters. One is a serial killer who stalks his victims in and around Belfast and the other is a talented Detective Superintendent from the MET who is brought in to catch him. Written by vhavnal

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A serial killer is on the loose... And only she can catch him. (Series 1) See more »

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Scheduling conflicts prevented Archie Panjabi to reprise her role on the third season. See more »

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Early in the series, Burns tells Stella that he's riding in a reinforced car in keeping with the dangerous climate in Belfast. Later, when Ferrington approaches to tell Burns and Stella about the Peter Piper development, Burns lowers the rear window, which wouldn't normally be possible in an armored vehicle. See more »

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Paul Spector: Art is a lie. Art gives the chaos of the world an order that doesn't exist.
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Realistic and to the bone
27 May 2013 | by See all my reviews

"The Fall" is a very well filmed and developed story. The acting of all the cast is accurate and right where it needs to be. No more, no less.

For all of you that are used to the fast paced American type of the genre and everything that it includes, the directing will seem a bit/quite slow.

But actually it is not because it is very realistic. Real serial, real police people, real police building, with no unnecessary details, no unnecessary high tech gadgets or theatrics. It is purely European (british-irish) style.

So, do watch it for what it is and not for what you are used to and what it is not.

This is an addition for the second season of the show. The review remains the same except the pace of the episodes. In comparison with the first season they have become faster and tighter. The second season is more personal for both the leading characters. The ending was somewhat ambivalent and can definitely bring a third season if so decided from all parties.

Gillian Anderson's performance was even better than the first season. Jamie Dornan's as well. Everything was just as good and a little bit better. In conclusion "The Fall" is TV at its best!


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