Lynda La Plante infuses Trial & Retribution with the same gritty believability and penetrating drama that marked her famed series Prime Suspect. These "smartly crafted and acted" mysteries (San Francisco Chronicle) take viewers from the crime scene to the forensics laboratory and from police headquarters to the courtroom with innovative storytelling and compelling, fully realized characters.
As DCS Mike Walker and DCI Roisin Connor, David Hayman (Sid and Nancy) and Victoria Smurfit (About a Boy) lend steely credibility to cases ripped from today's headlines. From a man who may have been wrongly convicted of murder to a seemingly untouchable Ukrainian billionaire, these four feature-length episodes take an unflinching look at criminal investigations and the scars left on the survivors. 4 episodes, 2 DVDs, approx. 368 minutes, SDH.
Volume XV: Rules of the Game: Part 1
When high-priced call girl Sofia Petrenko is found nude and strangled inside a trunk at London's Heathrow Airport, DCS Mike Walker ignores diplomatic warnings and arrests the trunk's owner,
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 368 minutes
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color
"Superb crime series"--The Sunday Times (UK)
"Engrossingly complex plots"--Daily Record (UK)
"Smartly crafted and acted"--San Francisco Chronicle