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A Mother's Son 

A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
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Series cast summary:
Hermione Norris ...  Rosie 2 episodes, 2012
Martin Clunes ...  Ben 2 episodes, 2012
Paul McGann ...  David 2 episodes, 2012
Alexander Arnold ...  Jamie 2 episodes, 2012
Nicola Walker ...  DC Sue Upton 2 episodes, 2012
Annabelle Apsion ...  Kay Mullary 2 episodes, 2012
Antonia Clarke ...  Jess 2 episodes, 2012
Jake Davies Jake Davies ...  Rob 2 episodes, 2012
Charles Daish Charles Daish ...  DCI McCleish 2 episodes, 2012
Ellie Bamber ...  Olivia 2 episodes, 2012
Juliet York Juliet York ...  Lorraine Mullary 2 episodes, 2012
Josef Altin ...  Sean Christie 2 episodes, 2012
Hannah Pettifer Hannah Pettifer ...  News Reporter / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Philip Wright Philip Wright ...  Murray 2 episodes, 2012
Shereen Martin ...  Pathologist 2 episodes, 2012
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A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.

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What would you do if you suspected your son had committed murder? See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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UK

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English

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3 September 2012 (UK) See more »

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A Mother's Son See more »

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England, UK

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GBP1,400,000 (estimated)
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ITV Studios See more »
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(2 episodes)

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Played on Spanish TV as a single chapter complete film. See more »

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heartwrenching and well played
25 April 2015 | by clynn05See all my reviews

Would have changed one thing... at the end... Mom says; "I think you did a bad thing and you know you must be punished." Would have been more appropriate to say, 'and you know you need to take responsibility'. Also included I think should have been, 'you can't be a bad person, or you wouldn't be feeling sorry... that says you did a bad thing, but you are not inherently bad.' Heartwrenching show. Well played. Hard to know how it would play in real life. Really, really, hard, and heartwrenching. Acting was all very good. The way the story developed was very realistic and provided just enough suspense and doubt. I can imagine every parent would dread such a thing ever happening to them, and pray that it never does.


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