Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series 1991)

TV Mini-Series  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery


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A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.


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  • Helen Mirren and John Bowe in Prime Suspect (1991)
  • Helen Mirren in Prime Suspect (1991)
  • Ralph Fiennes in Prime Suspect (1991)
  • Prime Suspect (1991)
  • Helen Mirren and John Benfield in Prime Suspect (1991)

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Trivia

Lynda La Plante made this film after watching reality-TV crime shows. After calling Scotland Yard and learning that there were only four female DCIs, she interviewed one of them (Jackie Malton), who impressed her so much that La Plante decided to base the plot on Malton's ... ...


Quotes

DI Frank Burkin: How'd the interview go?
DCI Jane Tennison: E D Williams is a 35 year old with history of a mental disorder who has a passion for watching trains at *Euston* station. Now either Sergeant Otley need his friggin' head seen to or he's sending me on a wild goose chase ...

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller

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