A father and son story, with a thriller motor. It explores a mystery from the past with a brutal and shocking revelation.

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Series cast summary:
John Simm ...  Tom Ronstadt 3 episodes, 2011
Jim Broadbent ...  Sam Ronstadt 3 episodes, 2011
Olivia Colman ...  Nancy Ronstadt 3 episodes, 2011
Nico Mirallegro ...  Teenage Tom 3 episodes, 2011
Daryl Fishwick Daryl Fishwick ...  Wendy 3 episodes, 2011
Claire Goose ...  Mandy 3 episodes, 2011
Shaun Dooley ...  Mike Eldridge 3 episodes, 2011
Timothy West ...  Metzler 2 episodes, 2011
Sarah Jayne Dunn ...  Metzler's PA 2 episodes, 2011
Alex Clayton Alex Clayton ...  Young Tom 2 episodes, 2011
Sarah Parks Sarah Parks ...  Wendy's Partner 2 episodes, 2011
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A father and son story, with a thriller motor. It explores a mystery from the past with a brutal and shocking revelation.

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Make enough noise and you'll wake the past.

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

1 May 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Exile See more »

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Okay story elevated by fine performances
9 May 2016 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

As a directional country in creating versatile crime dramas, the UK has contributed and will contribute so many quality stuff than one is bound to start selecting and comparing, based on taste, habits and many other factors. Here, in Exile, the biggest value for me were 2 leading performances - Tom Ronstadt (John Simm) and Sam Ronstadt (Jim Broadbent) - whose versatility and switching ironed out some clichés and over-sophistication in the plot. I have discovered the talent of both Simm and Broadbent long time ago, but it is still please to ascertain that they have not confined themselves to comparable characters and roles approach.

As for the plot, some scenes seemed excessive, some supporting character changes weird, plus it was difficult to follow the events in different periods at times. Neverthess, Exile is another work of quality, excelling most counterparts created e.g. in the US or Australia. Unless you have painful personal experience with Alzheimer's disease, this miniseries is definitely a pleasant spending of ca 3 hours.


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