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The Kindness of Strangers (2006)

Ellie and Joe Farrelly are a busy couple bringing up a teenage son while running a large building company. When they suddenly have twins, a stranger comes into their life at just the time when they need help the most.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Graham ... Ellie Farrelly
Hermione Norris ... Fiona Charters
Neil Pearson ... Joe Farrelly
Gillian Hanna Gillian Hanna ... Hannah
Sean Verey ... Alex
Ged Simmons Ged Simmons ... Tommy
Katy Murphy Katy Murphy ... Dr. Sarah
Kate Terence ... Mel
David Fleeshman David Fleeshman ... Developer
Jason Griffiths ... Man in Pub
Paul Tyreman Paul Tyreman ... Man in Pub
Michele Winstanley Michele Winstanley ... Policewoman
Ella Maskall Ella Maskall ... Twin
Kaya Maskall Kaya Maskall ... Twin
Graham Padden Graham Padden ... Psychiatrist


After her 40th birthday party, Ellie and Joe celebrate on the kitchen table. Nine months later, they're the parents of twins. Ellie struggles to cope at home and Joe misses her presence in the office of the family construction firm. A chance encounter with a sympathetic stranger in the supermarket leads to a chilling and disturbing tale of manipulation and psychosis.

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7 June 2006 (UK) See more »

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A Bondade dos Forasteiros See more »

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like .......... amazing!!!!!!!
6 November 2006 | by krazykris10See all my reviews

kindness of strangers was deadly and Sean Verey was amazing and so fit i mean what a hot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ha ha!!! well anyway Hermione Norris was amazing too as the intruder and the mad woman (apologies i cant remember her characters name) and portrayed the role very well. it was very well done and i would love to see the two episodes again!!!! i just loved them to bits. i didn't see the start of the first but my friend recommended it and i thank her and it was brilliant and it was a bit scary with the whole building site bit at the end but Sean Verey was amazing and so HOT!!!!!!!!! it was set out great and it was a bit scary that that could actually happen in real life and i think it was good as well that it helps people be more aware that these things are maybe happening all around then and just to be warned. thanks and Sean Verey is amazing and SO gorgeous!!!!!!!!!

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