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Jack Taylor Shot Down

by ​Magma Films

Synopsis

The opening of the last in this first series finds a guilt-ridden Jack on the outskirts of Dublin where he meets a girl from the travelling community who might have witnessed her mother’s murderer. The Irish Guards, prejudiced against the Travellers and their rival clans, are only barely interested. Jack takes up their cause. The answers seem to lie in the little girl. But she remains silent. What is she hiding? Did she identify the murderer? Is her life in danger? Jack’s investigations lead him into a dangerous world of blood feuds and drug trafficking.

Reviews

The last in this short run of gripping dramas finds a guilt-ridden Jack on the outskirts of Dublin where he meets a girl from the travelling community who might have witnessed her mother’s murderer. Is the killing part of a long-standing fed among the travellers?

– The Mirror

The award-winning Scottish actor Iain Glen stars in another gritty murder mystery in the last of the current series based on Ken Bruen’s acclaimed crime novels set in Ireland. Blaming himself for the shooting of his partner and friend Cody, the alcoholic ex-Garda is desperate to keep away from Galway and distract himself from his own anguish. On the outskirts of Dublin he finds himself in the middle of a Traveller’s feud as he tries to unlock the mind of a young girl who witnessed her mother’s murder.

– The Mail

These adaptations have been A-Class all the way through.

– The Daily Express

Credits

Iain Glen​​​​​
Jack Taylor
Nora-Jane Noone​​​​​
​​​Kate Noonan
Killian Scott​​​​​
​​​​Cody Farraher
Hazel Doupe​​​​​
​​​Róisín Mangan
Garrett Keogh​​​​​
​​​Ned Whelan
Barbara Bergin​​​​​​​​
Kathleen Mangan
Martin ‘Beans’ Ward​​​​​
​​Jimmy
Michael Collins​​​​​​​​
Sweeper Mangan
Karl Shiels​​​​​​​​​
Eddie ‘Slaps’ Mangan
Emmet Kirwan​​​​​
​​​Ron Bryson
Eamonn Hunt​​​​​​​​
Jonjo Kelly
Stephen Cromwell​​​​​
​​Hugh Kelly
Mark Butler​​​​​​
​​Christy Flynn
Ruth Magill​​​​​​
​​Sinead Mangan
Donna Dent​​​​​
​​​​Bridie
Rúaidhrí Conroy​​​​​
​​​Mikey
David O’Meara​​​​​​​​
Harry
Stuart Orme
​​​​​Director
Marteinn Thorisson
​​​​Writer
Ralph Christians​​​​
Producer
David Collins​​​​​​​
Producer
Ciaran McKeon​​​​​​​
Cinematographer


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These adaptations have been A-Class all the way through.