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Trial & retribution : the complete collection. I-VIII / La Plante Productions Ltd. ; Acorn TV ; All3 Media.

Trial & retribution : the complete collection. I-VIII

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD Trial I-VIII 8 discs (Text) 31307023958087 Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 8 videodiscs (approx. 25.5 hours, plus bonus) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Fullscreen; widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Silver Spring, MD] : RLJ Entertainment, Inc., [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Issued as part of a box set of 18 discs.
"8 feature-length mysteries on 8 discs"--Container.
"British mystery"--Container.
Title from disc surface and container.
Originally produced 1997-2004.
Bonus: Interviews with stars David Hayman, Victoria Smurfit and Colin Salmon (29 min.) and with creator Lynda La Plante (12 min.)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Series created by Lynda La Plante ; written by Lynda La Plante and Vaughan Kinhan ; directed by Aisling Walsh, Jo Johnson, Michael Whyte, Ferdinand Fairfax, Charles Beeson, and Paul Unwin ; produced by Lynda La Plante, Peter McAleese, and Chris Clough ; executive producers, Keith Richardson, Peter Richardson, Lorraine Goodman, and Steve Christian.
Participant or Performer Note:
David Hayman, Kate Buffery, Victoria Smurfit. Guest stars include: Iain Glen, Rosamund Pike, Hugh Dancy, Richard E. Grant, Gemma Jones, Helen McCrory, James Wilby, James Fox, Rhys Ifans, Simon Callow, Colin Salmon, and Charles Dance.
Summary, etc.:
Created and written by Lynda La Plante, a long-running British series displays the same hard-bitten sensibility and emotional resonance that made Prime Suspect a television landmark. Follow a case from the scene of the crime to the courtroom verdict. Boasting innovative storytelling and uncompromising realism, Trial and Retribution powerfully portrays the psychological scars that violence leaves behind.
Vol. I: Detectives Mike Walker and Pat North investigate the disappearance of a five-year-old girl in East London. (Approx. 211 min.)
Vol. II: A series of sadistic attacks leads the detectives to a repairman who has a mysterious hold on his employees. (Approx. 213 min.)
Vol. III: A girl's disappearance on her paper route grows more complex after grisly clues are discovered. (Approx. 208 min.)
Vol. IV: When a cold case of Walker's is reopened, personal and professional pressures mount for North. (Approx. 204 min.)
Vol. V: The discovery of human skeletons at a former bed-and-breakfast triggers a murder inquiry. (Approx. 198 min.)
Vol. VI: North and Walker investigate the brazen kidnapping of a young mother. (Approx. 198 min.)
Vol VII: Suspicion -- Cases converge as the detectives look into a woman's disappearance and eventual murder. (Approx. 194 min.)
Vol. VIII: Blue Eiderdown -- A private sex club becomes very public after a young woman falls to her death from a luxury condo. (Approx. 141 min.)
Target Audience Note:
Not rated. "Contains graphic scenes, nudity, and coarse language"--Amazon.com. "Contains violence and graphic scenes"--Container.
System Details Note:
DVD, 4:3 full screen (Vols. I-IV)/16:9 widescreen (Vols. V-VIII); region 1; Dolby digital stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue; SDH subtitles.
Subject: Police > England > Drama.
Public prosecutors > England > Drama.
Criminal behavior > England > Drama.
Television programs.
Television series.
Genre: Television cop shows.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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