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Masterpiece Contemporary; Prime Suspect, Series VII: The Final Act

01/01/2006

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Series
Masterpiece Contemporary
Program
Prime Suspect, Series VII: The Final Act
Program Number

3615

Series Description

Masterpiece contemporary, which follows the successful launches of Masterpiece classic and Masterpiece mystery!, will present outstanding British television drama with contemporary themes. Series release date: 2008

Program Description

Broadcast Sundays Nov. 12 and 19, 2006

In this final installment of the "Prime Suspect" series, Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison (Helen Mirren) is determined to put the pieces together to solve the case of a murdered 14-year-old girl, Sallie, a high school basketball player. The investigation twists and turns and almost kills her. In the midst of all this, her father dies of cancer and she battles her addiction to drugs and alcohol.

Helen Mirren reprises her iconic role as the formidable Detective Superintendent Tennison one last time. As her exemplary career heads towards its inevitable conclusion. Jane is paying dearly for 35 years of repressed rage and loneliness.

When the body of missing schoolgirl Sallie Sturdy is discovered, the hunt for her killer begins. As the investigation gets underway, Tennison is not only dealing very privately with the imminent death of her father but also an addiction to alcohol she is desperately trying to keep hidden. As the investigation starts to slip beyond her control Jane forms an emotional bond with Sallie's closest friend, Penny Phillips, in whom she recognizes a kindred spirit.

Duration

01:66:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Citation
Chicago: “Masterpiece Contemporary; Prime Suspect, Series VII: The Final Act,” 01/01/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D2663010A20403B89F1334F449D9517.
MLA: “Masterpiece Contemporary; Prime Suspect, Series VII: The Final Act.” 01/01/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D2663010A20403B89F1334F449D9517>.
APA: Masterpiece Contemporary; Prime Suspect, Series VII: The Final Act. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D2663010A20403B89F1334F449D9517
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