Armadillo

Starring: James Frain,Moses Rockman,Tom Hiddleston

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One winter’s morning in London, loss adjuster Lorimer Black handsome, clever, insomniac goes to keep a routine appointment to assess an insurance claim and finds a hanged man Not a good start to the day by anyone’s standards, but for Lorimer it is the beginning of a time of confusion and betrayal that turns his life upside down

As Lorimer, increasingly stressed and baffled by the actions and deceptions of those around him, battles through, he realises the peace and security he craves can only be provided by escape

Adapted by William Boyd from his bestselling novel, Armadillo is a darkly comic and acute exploration of modern life and the need we all feel to be safe and loved

An immensely stylish piece of work packed with things that dont make sense just yet, but the trick is to absorb, not analyse a fine performance from the always brilliant Hugh Bonneville as the horrifying insensitive Torquil Mail on

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Genre: Tv Series

Release Date: 7th September 2015

Year of production: 2001

Director: Howard Davies

Running Time: 168 min

Cat No: 163492

Barcode: 5019322634928

Certification: 15

Format: DVD