Cracker: Brotherly Love

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Cracker: Brotherly Love ★★★ 1995

Everyone carries lots of emotional baggage in this entry of the British series. Detective Jane Penhaligon (Somerville) is still suffering from the aftereffects of rape, which she believes was by colleague Jimmy Beck (Cranitch), who's just returned to duty following a breakdown. Meanwhile, Fitz's (Coltrane) mother has died bringing him into contact with his stodgy brother Danny (Russell). And yes, there are murders to investigate—a killer who likes prostitutes to dress up as little girls. 150m/C VHS . GB Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Lorcan Cranitch, Ricky Tomlinson, Barbara Flynn, Clive Russell, Kieran O'Brien, Tessa Thompson, Brid Brennan, David Calder, Mark Lambert; D: Roy Battersby; W: Jimmy McGovern. TV