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16 Ratings

The Shadow Line

Directed by Hugo Blick
United Kingdom, 2011
Crime, Thriller, TV Mini-series


A noir thriller with diverse individuals whose worlds become interwoven after the murder of drug baron Harvey Wratten.

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The Shadow Line Directed by Hugo Blick

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

2012 | Winner: Best Director Fiction (Television)

2012 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor (Television)

What are people saying?

  • Slow Immersion's rating of the film The Shadow Line

    Awesome series, with some style. One of my favourite of all time, and one of the most intriguing characters on TV in Gatehouse [Stephen Rea has always impressed me]. The opening theme too <3 Rafe Spall's character is horrendous, but don't let this put you off. Reminds me I need to rewatch it again, for the third time. If ever there was a series I wanted to see a second series of which never happened, it is this.

  • McOpinionated's rating of the film The Shadow Line

    Astonishing, gripping, surprising. Utterly memorable characters. I chanced on this halfway through an episode, and had NO idea what was going on, or what the genre was. I actually thought it was an episode of Dr Who (which I don't watch). Once I worked out what was going on, I had to stop watching, and find out how to start at the beginning. So I was BLOWN AWAY. Astonishing. Genius auteur stuff - utterly unmissable.

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