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A woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kate Beckinsale ...  Georgia Wells 8 episodes, 2019
Charles Dance ...  Martin Benson 8 episodes, 2019
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson ...  Ariel Helgason 8 episodes, 2019
Alex Kingston ...  Judith Gray 7 episodes, 2019
Bart Fouche ...  Pieter Bello 7 episodes, 2019
Matthew Le Nevez ...  Will Mason 7 episodes, 2019
Shalom Nyandiko Shalom Nyandiko ...  Adidja 7 episodes, 2019
Babs Olusanmokun ...  General Azikiwe 6 episodes, 2019
Réginal Kudiwu ...  Djamba 6 episodes, 2019
Luiana Bonfim ...  Gaëlle Kazadi 6 episodes, 2019
Matthew Gravelle ...  Joshua Peake 6 episodes, 2019
Louise Brealey ...  Beatrix 5 episodes, 2019
Balindile ka Ngcobo Balindile ka Ngcobo ...  Gloria 5 episodes, 2019
Yoli Fuller ...  Sidney 4 episodes, 2019
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A woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Widow See more »

Filming Locations:

Rotterdam, Netherlands See more »

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Trivia

Both Kate Beckinsale (Georgia) & Charles Dance (Martin) played in the "Underworld" movie series. See more »

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All the vehicles are LHD and driving is on the left. They do not drive on the left in DRC but on the right. See more »

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Featured in Jeremy Vine: Episode #2.69 (2019) See more »

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Very good drama, very watchable.
11 July 2019 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

I would class The Widow as very good overall. There's always a risk with eight part dramas that you got a flat lull in the middle, this one doesn't suffer from that, it's dramatic and entertaining the whole way through, until the final episode, which isn't great.

Superb acting throughout, everyone is excellent. Beckinsale does a great job, I just wish they'd given her a better hair extension, which doesn't alter with fights, chases, or anything. Ólafur Darri Ólafsson and Shalom Nyandiko are both superb throughout.

It has some terrifying moments of realism, the militia and child involvement the main ones, but there are times when you feel the need to suspend belief.

Very watchable, but who was Owen?


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