The Red Riding Trilogy

February 2016
1:41:56

1974

3.0 39 x
Set in Yorkshire against the backdrop of the Yorkshire Ripper murders - but more a tale of the time and the rampant police corruption that marred it, this is the first part of a trilogy of films adapted from a series of novels by David Pearce. The story centres on young Yorkshire journalist trying to solve the increasingly vexing case of a serial killer on the loose. Directed by Julian Jarrold and stars Andrew Garfield, Sean Bean and Rebecca Hall. (From the UK) (Drama) (Rpt) MAV(A,V,L) CC
1:33:32

1980

3.0 25 x
The second film in the trilogy focuses on DCC Philip Hunter, a Manchester man who is called in to preside over a Home Office inquiry into the Yorkshire Ripper investigation. As Hunter explores evidence that the Ripper's victims have been falsely attributed to the serial killer, he uncovers further corruption in the West Yorkshire police force which is met with obstructive politics, not to mention increasingly violent harassment and, ultimately, blackmail. Directed by James Marsh and stars Paddy...
1:40:27

1993

3.0 31 x
The final film in the trilogy once again sees an investigation going off on a tangent to reveal terrible corruption in the West Yorkshire police force. And the true evil mastermind behind the child abductions and murders of the last 14 years strikes again. Against them all, an incompetent lawyer and one remorseful policeman. Directed by Anand Tucker and stars David Morrissey, Lisa Howard and Mark Addy. (From the UK) (Drama) (2009) (Rpt) MAV(A,V,L)
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