Close to the Enemy is a mini-series made by BBC Two which the Main role performed by Jim Sturgess (Cloud Atlas). The cable channel Starz has acquired the rights to broadcast this TV project in the United States.
Close to the Enemy season 1 release date was scheduled for the end of 2016. Surely, it is too early to talk about the release date of Close to the Enemy season 1 on Bluray and DVD.
The dramatization is composed and coordinated by Poliakoff (Dancing On The Edge, Glorious 39, Gideon’s Daughter). Helen Flint and Hilary Bevan Jones (Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot) are ready as executive makers. As for the cast – Charlotte Riley, Freddie Highmore, Jim Sturgess, Alfie Allen, Phoebe Fox, Angela Bassett and Alfred Molina.
In Close to the Enemy season 1 episode 1 which takes place after the end of World War II, Sturgess plays a British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson. His task is to convince a captured German scientist handed over to the British army-the-art military technology, it is extremely important to national security – a jet engine.
Ferguson is closely intertwined with the lives of other characters: his younger brother, injured in fights; an official of the Department of Foreign Affairs, revealing the shocking truth about the events of the war; American jazz singer that animates his music is an old hotel, in which the action; American-anglophile, engaged to his best friend and young woman on the hunting of war criminals.
The famous English playwright and director Stephen Poliakoff got green light for the production of the TV project Close to the Enemy season 1 premiere, withdrew six-part thriller on his own script. The project features executive producers divided between Helen Flint, Hilary Bevan Jones and Colin Kellender.
“Close to the Enemy is set in the transitional time of 1946 — the merciless Second World War is at last over however the obliteration of families and urban communities saturates everybody’s lives", – said producer Helen Flint, a long-lasting colleague with Poliakoff on shows such as Shooting The Past and Perfect Strangers.
Jim Sturgess Interview – Close To The Enemy
Example – Close Enemies (Official Video)