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The Great War and Modern Memory 

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The disappearance of a young brother and sister leads to a frantic search which will haunt one detective for the rest of his life.

Director:

Jeremy Saulnier

Writers:

Nic Pizzolatto (created by), Nic Pizzolatto
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mahershala Ali ... Detective Wayne Hays
Carmen Ejogo ... Amelia Reardon
Stephen Dorff ... Detective Roland West
Scoot McNairy ... Tom Purcell
Ray Fisher ... Henry Hays
Jon Tenney ... Alan Jones
Josh Hopkins ... Jim Dobkins
Mamie Gummer ... Lucy Purcell
Sarah Gadon ... Elisa Montgomery
Rhys Wakefield ... Freddy Burns
Brandon Flynn ... Ryan Peters
Richard Meehan ... Frankie Boyle
Michael Greyeyes ... Brett Woodard
Phoenix Elkin ... Will Purcell
Lena McCarthy ... Julie Purcell
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Storyline

The disappearance of a young brother and sister leads to a frantic search which will haunt one detective for the rest of his life.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The poem read by the teacher is "Tell me A Story" from Robert Penn Warren from the collection "Selected Poems 1923-1975". See more »

Goofs

When Tom Purcell is working on his car in his driveway he is listening to music as his children leave for the playground. When he realizes they have not returned after dark, a baseball game can be heard on the radio. Given that it is November 7, 1980 and the World Series ended October 21st, there would not have been an MLB game available for broadcast. See more »

Quotes

Detective Roland West: [about going to a whorehouse] It's more honest than most relationships.
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1970
Written by David Alexander, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, Iggy Pop
Performed by The Stooges
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Promising start
15 January 2019 | by hortonstripSee all my reviews

Whilst getting excited for this new season I ended rewatched season one AGAIN - Easily in the Top three of the greatest TV shows of all time - and one of the biggest reasons why season two suffered so much. It's interesting to see some of the creative decisions that have been made here, obviously some of th


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