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The city & The city

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Title The city & The city [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Australia : itv Studios Global Entertainment : Distributed by Roadshow Entertainment, ©2017.
Pagination etc. 2 DVD-videos (235 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Catalogued from container.
Roadshow : R-125979-9.
Based on The City & the City by China Miéville.
Originally broadcast by in Great Britain on the BBC2 television network during 2018.
Beszel -- Ul Qoma -- Orciny -- Breach.
Creation Note Writer/adpater by Tony Grisoni ; directed by Tom Shankland ; produced by Betsan Morris Evans.
Performer note David Morrissey, Mandeep Dhillon, Maria Schrader, Lara Pulver.
Summary Note Adapted from the extraordinary, critically acclaimed novel by renowned fantasy writer China Miville, The City and the City is a distinct and compelling thriller that will bend the mind as well as the senses. This original new drama follows Inspector Borlu of the Extreme Crime Squad as he investigates the murder of a foreign student whose body is found on the streets of Besel. It seems to be just another run of the mill case for the Inspector until he discovers evidence that the dead girl had been visiting Besels prosperous twin city, Ul Qoma. This shouldn't be possible as citizens of each city are forbidden from seeing or interacting with each other and the borders are policed by the all-powerful and terrifying Breach. In an attempt to solve the case, Borlu comes to realise he has a personal connection to the crimes and must embark on an odyssey of the mind to find the truth he has always been seeking.
Target audience note Censorship classification : M.
Language note English. [CC] English Captions: (Descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired).
Subject - Name Miéville, China -- television adaptations
Subject -- Drama.
Cities -- Drama
Conspiracies -- Drama
Television programs, British
Television series -- Great Britain
Beszél (Imaginary place) -- Drama
Thrillers (Television programs).
Science fiction television programs.
Detective and mystery television programs.
Television adaptations.
Fiction television programs.
Added Author Evans, Betsan Morris producer.
Dhillon, Mandeep actor.
Schrader, Maria actor.
Pulver, Lara actor.
Morrissey, David actor.
Grisoni, Tony screenwriter, adapter.
Shankland, Tom television director.
Miéville, China The city & the city.
Corporate Author ITV Studios television distribution company.
Mammonth Screen Limited
Added title The city & The city (Television program)
Shelf Location DVD F CITY
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