State of Play

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State of Play ★★★ 2003

Ambitious MP Stephen Collins (Morrissey) learns that his research assistant Sonia has died in a suspicious accident. Could her death be in any way connected to the execution-style murder of a teenaged thief and drug dealer? Newspaper editor Cameron Foster (Nighy) assigns reporters Cal (Simm), Della (Macdonald), and Dan (MacAvoy) to chase leads and soon dirty secrets, political and private, start spilling out. Complex miniseries with notable performances. 350m/C DVD . GB David Morrissey, Bill Nighy, Kelly Macdonald, James McAvoy, John Simm, Polly Walker, Amelia Bullmore, Philip Glenister, Marc Warren, Benedict Wong; D: David Yates; W: Paul Abbott; C: Chris Seager; M: Nicholas Hooper. TV

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