The City and the City (2018)
Saturday 14th April 2018
Adapted from the extraordinary, critically acclaimed novel by renowned fantasy writer China Miéville, The City and the City, released on DVD 30th April 2018 from ITV Studios Home Entertainment is a distinct and compelling thriller that will bend the mind as well as the senses.
The body of a foreign student is discovered in the streets of the down at heel city of Beszel. Cases like this are run of the mill for Inspector Tyador Borlú of the Extreme Crime Squad - until his investigations uncover evidence that the dead girl had come from another city called Ul Qoma. But the relationship between the two cities defies comprehension and will challenge everything Borlú holds dear.
Tony Grisoni (The Young Pope, Southcliffe, The Red Riding Trilogy) adapts this four-part genre-busting thriller from one of Britain's foremost fantasy writers in a production made by Mammoth Screen.
David Morrissey (The Missing, The Walking Dead) heads a cast which includes Lara Pulver (Sherlock, Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams) as Borlú's wife Katrynia; Mandeep Dhillon (Some Girls) as Constable Corwi of the Beszel Policzai; Maria Schrader (Deutschland 83) as Senior Detective Dhatt of the Ul Qoma Militsya; Ron Cook (Mr Selfridge) as Borlú's superior Commissar Gadlem; Danny Webb (Humans) as hard-right nationalist politician Major Syedr; and Christian Camargo (Penny Dreadful) as Doctor Bowden, an American academic.
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