A military attaché at the French embassy is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Tennant ...  Jean-François Mercier / ... 4 episodes, 2013
Janet Montgomery ...  Anna Skarbek 4 episodes, 2013
Marcin Dorocinski ...  Antoni Pakulski 4 episodes, 2013
Miroslaw Zbrojewicz ...  Marek 4 episodes, 2013
Burn Gorman ...  Jourdain 4 episodes, 2013
Radoslaw Kaim ...  August Voss 4 episodes, 2013
Linda Bassett ...  Malka Rosen 4 episodes, 2013
Anton Lesser ...  Doctor Lapp 4 episodes, 2013
Jan Pohl ...  Zoller 4 episodes, 2013
Richard Lintern ...  Colonel Lessard / ... 4 episodes, 2013
Julian Glover ...  General Beauvilliers 4 episodes, 2013
Fenella Woolgar ...  Lady Angela Hope 4 episodes, 2013
Tuppence Middleton ...  Gabrielle 4 episodes, 2013
Tusse Silberg Tusse Silberg ...  Helena Skarbek 4 episodes, 2013
Ellie Haddington Ellie Haddington ...  Madame Dupin 3 episodes, 2013
Allan Corduner ...  Viktor Rosen 3 episodes, 2013
Piotr Baumann Piotr Baumann ...  Maxim Mostov / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Richard Teverson ...  Roddy Fitzware 3 episodes, 2013
Alan Corduner Alan Corduner ...  Viktor Rosen / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Dan Fredenburgh ...  Armand 3 episodes, 2013
Ziggy Heath ...  Kazimir 3 episodes, 2013
Mark Lewis Mark Lewis ...  Fernand 3 episodes, 2013
Gregg Lowe ...  Young German Soldier 2 episodes, 2013
Grazyna Zielinska Grazyna Zielinska ...  Wladzia 2 episodes, 2013
Grzegorz Emanuel ...  Weasel 2 episodes, 2013
Nicholas Blane ...  Papa Heiniger / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Mel Giedroyc ...  Trudi 2 episodes, 2013
Adam Godley ...  Halbach / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Julian Harris Julian Harris ...  Duff Cooper 2 episodes, 2013
Karol Kijanowski Karol Kijanowski ...  Franz 2 episodes, 2013
Bogdan Koca Bogdan Koca ...  Leszek 2 episodes, 2013
Sonia Mietielica ...  Gypsy Girl 2 episodes, 2013
Nicholas Murchie Nicholas Murchie ...  Elter / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Andrew Sachs ...  Herschenson 2 episodes, 2013
Sebastian Stegmann ...  SS sergeant / ... 2 episodes, 2013
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A military attaché at the French embassy is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw.

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UK | France | Poland | USA

Language:

English | German | French

Release Date:

3 April 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Spione von Warschau See more »

Filming Locations:

Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland See more »

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Stereo

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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The car chasing the escaping train with the secret items (towards the end) was a Citroen Light 15 (Traction Avant) "Big Boot". This model was only introduced in 1952. (See Wikipedia or Citroen Classic Car bibliography ) See more »

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Yes, it is slow, but...
23 April 2013 | by desertsailorSee all my reviews

Sorry, lots of whining about how slow the pace of the series is. If you have read the source novels you should know that Alan Furst takes his time. They're all about mood, and ambiguity, shadows, and wheels within wheels. I think the series, while not great, catches, visually, a lot of Furst's writing, and ambiguity. If you are expecting Skyfall, don't bother. If you are willing to let the thing roll at it's own pace, it is well done. My review is generally positive despite BBC America's decision to do the thing in four parts in On Demand, with an endless series of exceptionally low rent commercials that break the mood considerably.


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