The Fall 2013

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Crime drama, screened on the BBC, starring Gillian Anderson as a Metropolitan Police detective drafted to Belfast to help on a puzzling murder case. Though her superiors aren't convinced, Stella Gibson (Anderson)'s investigations lead her to believe that a serial killer is at work. Meanwhile, the killer, Paul Spectre (Jamie Dornan), stalks his next target, solicitor Sarah Kay (Laura Donnelly). The episodes are: 'Dark Descent', 'Darkness Visible', 'Insolence and Wine', 'My Adventurous Song' and 'The Vast Abyss'.

Starring:
Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan
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  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Runtime 4 hours 52 minutes
Starring Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan
Director Jakob Verbruggen
Genres Drama, Thriller
Studio ACORN MEDIA
Rental release 17 June 2013
Main languages English
Discs
  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Runtime 4 hours 52 minutes
Starring Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan
Director Jakob Verbruggen
Genres Drama, Thriller
Studio ACORN MEDIA
Rental release 17 June 2013
Main languages English

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26 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Mitun on 24 Oct 2013
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'The Fall' is an Irish-British serial killer/crime drama series that was released in 2013 and was shown in the United Kingdom on BBC Two. The five part series is created by Allan Cubitt and directed by Jakob Verbruggen. The program received a fantastic response from the critics on its release. Combined with excellent viewership figures, the show became a surprise hit and the highest rated BBC Two drama launch in eight years.

The series is based in Northern Ireland and shows Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) trying to catch a twisted serial killer (Jamie Dornan) responsible for numerous disturbing deaths.

To begin things, this is high quality television that sets the benchmark for crime dramas. The show is as good as it gets, I loved and relished every second.

From the first episode, the disturbing events and compelling suspense hooked me to show. The dark and haunting setting shown in crisp cinematography, creates an atmosphere full of class. Combined with stunning acting, and I mean award winning performances, I knew this was going to be special. As the unpredictable cat and mouse game intensifies between Stella Gibson and the killer, the viewer is left begging for more. The story brilliantly progresses with interesting intertwining sub-plots and plenty of twists. The final episode for me was a truly powerful watch. Yes, a section of the viewers have complained that the ending was disappointing. However, I found the ending gripping to say the least. The final minutes showcased a heart-thumping exchange of dialogues between the lead actors that left me in a mesmerized state with goosebumps. In my opinion the climax was fitting because it sets up the second series perfectly and promises all the answers.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Ali H on 26 April 2014
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This really is very very good Do not use the word brilliant lightly but this is. Gillian Anderson is excellent as always and Jamie Dornan is a revelation as the killer Very disturbing to watch and not for the actual killings,but the 'normalness',when Paul is with his wife and children,in contrast to his other 'activities' Truly chilling Loved every second of it Can not recommend this highly enough Thank goodness series 2 is not far off !
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Jakki on 13 Aug 2013
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This really is a top class drama set in Belfast and with a tremendous cast of actors. Many scenes are genuinely thrilling in the true sense of word, a credit to the scriptwriters, camera operators, cinematographers, editors, actors as well of course as the excellent director. I couldn't recommend this highly enough, and can't wait for series 2.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Nigel on 14 April 2014
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Another excellent crime drama from BBC Northern Ireland.
The story, of a serial killer who targets young professional women, is disturbing in parts. The drama however is strengthened by the contradictions between the main characters, the hidden motive of the killer and another excellent cast - John Lynch, Jamie Dorman, Gillian Anderson & Laura Donnelly.
I hope series two - presently in production - is as good.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Mrs J A Davis on 14 April 2014
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Quite a scary story, well permeated with evil and premonitions. And well tied up with political threads. But I was so looking forward to its conclusion, which just never happened. Obviously a "series one" to be followed by a "series two", but even so, there is usually a sort of conclusion. And no indication at the outset that this would be the case. What a let-down! I most certainly won't be buying the "series two" - just in case it doesn't have a conclusion either ........
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mrs Donna Turner on 4 Jun 2014
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This is an amazing story line! From the start you are completely pulled in, rather than a whodunit, its a why?
As usual Gillian Anderson is fantastic, taking on a completely different role to previous characters she has portrayed.
If you are fan of crime dramas, or like me a Gillian Anderson fan, this is for you!
But give it a go, you will not be disappointed!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By pascal deneve on 17 April 2014
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gillian anderson as usaul is perfect in this cold, rigid charcter mixed with weakness she keeps secret, showing no emotion.
and the killer, handsome, charming......what a thrill..............
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Farzana J Sheikh on 6 April 2014
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Overall, an excellent series. But, the ending is disappointing. I thought I was diddled by Amazon by thinking that they had failed to deliver the full disc set but then I realized there were only 5 episodes in total!!! So, now I'm waiting on tenterhooks for the subsequent series and I guess there will be more than one more...................................
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