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When Miranda (Kate Ashfield) Splits up with her creepy boyfriend Brendan (David Tennant) because he attacked her she finds out that he is now going out with her sister Kerry (Claire Goose) and later proposes to her. Miranda warns her sister, as Brendan swims his way into their family ruining peoples lives. This drama story turns into a Ultimate Terror Twist.

Starring:
Claire Goose, Kate Ashfield
Rental Formats:
DVD

Product Details

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Starring Claire Goose, Kate Ashfield, David Tennant
Director Christopher Menaul
Genres Drama
Studio Granada
Rental release Not currently released
Main languages English

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Customer Reviews

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43 of 45 people found the following review helpful By Mara on 13 July 2008
Format: DVD
I saw this back in 2005 when it first aired and I was absolutely amazed by it. Tennant was chilling as Brendan Block and nothing at all like 'The Doctor' he is so well-known for portraying. His character is a genuine bad guy and Tennant shows exactly why he is such a good actor. Kate Ashfield is also brilliant and even reduced me to tears at certain points.
It's great to see this finally released on DVD, 3 years after its air date, and it is a must-buy for anyone. One of the best dramas ever shown by ITV.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By M. Elliott on 28 Dec. 2010
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I watched this when it was aired on terrestrial TV and absolutely loved it. I have raved about it to my family so much, I just had to purchasse a copy to be viewed over the Christmas period.
BRILLIANT! - Just do not read the blurb on the back of the DVD. It will spoil your enjoyment.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 2 July 2014
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I enjoyed this dvd, I like David Tennant either when he is playing a sinister character like this one or a dynamic Dr Who. The cast was good, the plot could have been a bit more unpredictable but it isn't glaringly obvious and there is room for guessing. If you enjoy this try the Politician's husband which is another suspense film.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Wulingyi on 27 April 2011
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I bought this only because I was curious about Tennant's other work aside from Who. I had seen a clip from YouTube and was delighted to discover it was a thriller. Acting wise, I wasn't disappointed. All the characters are unlikeable and unsympathetic which comes across very well. From the obvious villain Block to the less than innocent Cotton. Tennant is hair raisingly evil and unlikeable, yet dangerously charming.

Unfortunately, that's where it all falls apart. The story is implausible and insulting, especially to those who work in law enforcement. The production values are rock bottom low-- I'm not expecting HD, but this looks like cheap dv. The way they handled the subplot of miranda's brother is also clumsy.

As for the DVD itself, the packaging is acceptable for the price. There are no extras whatsoever. Understandable for such a tele movie but disappointing nonetheless.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By B. Perham on 5 July 2014
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David Tennant in one of his very best roles and the female characters were superb as well. Loved it.
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By jan g on 29 Jun. 2014
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not bad, but not as good as hoped
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This was very good with David Tennant great as the rotter. A twist in the tale at the end too made this an extremely watchable DVD
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By Joann on 30 May 2014
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David Tennant, as his most creepy! really good story of a possessive ,controlling man! The characters are believable, if this isn't in your collection, buy it!
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