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Messiah 2001

  • 2008-01-20T16:00:00-08:00
  • BBC
  • 2001-05-26T00:00:00-07:00
  • 90 mins
  • 16 hours, 30 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Drama, Mystery, Crime
Critically acclaimed Ken Stott (The Vice, The Singing Detective) stars as Detective Chief Inspector Red Metcalfe, a brilliant detective who once turned in his own brother for murder. Ten years later, Red has earned a reputation for his impressive ability to get into the minds of killers, but two disturbing murders on the same day spark the most baffling and damaging case of his career. Both killings bear the murderer's trademark–as do the grisly deaths that follow–the victim's tongue is cut out and a silver spoon is inserted in their mouth. As the killings mount up, Red is taunted by the fact that he can find no motive, no pattern–nothing to connect the victims apart from the killer's grisly trademark.

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