A stellar cast, perfect pacing and a fresh take on the British spy genre make this Sundance Channel mini great.
Having already scored with its two previous scripted ventures -- Carlos and Appropriate Adult -- the Sundance Channel keeps its streak going with Restless, a superb two-part miniseries about British spies in the 1940s as the buildup to World War II is under way. With an excellent cast and a stirring story (it frays a bit near the end, though not enough to do any damage), Restless is based on the book by British novelist William Boyd (who also writes the teleplay) and has enough intrigue, deceit, twists and lingering suspicions to lure you into its web.
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