Falcón (TV series)

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Falcón
Series title on a black background
Genre Crime Drama
Created by Robert Wilson
Starring Marton Csokas
Hayley Atwell
Charlie Creed-Miles
Santiago Cabrera
Emilia Fox
Kerry Fox
James Floyd
Composer(s) Martin Phipps
Ben Bartlett
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 4
Production
Executive producer(s) Michele Buck
Rebecca Keane
Damien Timmer
Producer(s) Julia Stannard
Production location(s) Seville, Spain
Cinematography Lula Carvalho
David Raedeker
Running time 180 minutes
Production company(s) Mammoth Screen
Release
Original network Sky Atlantic (UK)
Canal+ (Spain)
ZDF (Germany)
Original release 15 November (2012-11-15) – 6 December 2012 (2012-12-06)

Falcón is a 2012 crime television series based on the books by Robert Wilson, produced by Mammoth Screen for the Sky, Canal+, and ZDF channels.

Cast and characters[edit]

Production[edit]

Filmed in Seville, Spain.[1]

Stunt coordinator for the series is Ricardo Cruz Ardura.[2]

Episode list[edit]

Episode # Title Directed by Written by Original airdate
1"The Blind Man of Seville (part 1)"Pete TravisStephen Buchard15 November 2012 (2012-11-15)
A leading restaurateur is found bound, gagged and dead with self-inflicted wounds tell of the man's struggle to avoid the unendurable images he's been forced to watch. The investigation into the restaurateur's turbulent life sends Falcón trawling through his own past and the ferociously candid journals of his late father, a world famous artist. With Bernard Hill.
2"The Blind Man of Seville (part 2)"Pete TravisStephen Buchard22 November 2012 (2012-11-22)
Painful revelations churn up Falcón's unreliable memory and more killings, including his own nephew, again apparently self inflicted, push him to the edge of terrifying truth about his own past and the death of his mother when he faces the killer who offers Falcón the chance to kill himself.
3"The Silent and the Damned (part 1)"Gabriel RangeSarah Phelps29 November 2012 (2012-11-29)
Falcón returns to duty after three months to investigate the death of businessman Raphael Baena but is soon taken off the case when his superiors want it treated as non suspicious, but the murder of a man tortured and his tongue cut out are linked and events that took place 40 years ago in Pinochet's Chile put Falcón's life in danger. With Robert Lindsay, Kenneth Cranham, Bill Paterson.
4"The Silent and the Damned (part 2)"Gabriel RangeSarah Phelps6 December 2012 (2012-12-06)
Falcón discovers hard evidence of CIA involvement in Pinochet's Chile and subsequent members of the Chilean government now living in Seville, under assumed names, and are involved in a pedophile ring. Believing he can trust ambitious Judge Calderon he gives him the evidence only for the judge to give it to a CIA agent. Falcón wants to arrest the last pedophile ring member but his frustration that the cover up is complete is goaded by the man and takes the law into his own hands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Made in Seville http://skyatlantic.sky.com/falcon/falcon-made-in-seville-feature Retrieved 26 November 2012
  2. ^ End credits to the first four episodes

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