Painted Lady
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Character: Maggie Sheridan
Directed by: Julian Jarrold
Written by: Alan Cubitt
Produced by: Emma Burge
Other cast: Karl Geary, Iain Glen, Franco Nero, Michael Maloney, Lesley Manville, Iain Cuthbertson, Barry Barnes, Michael Liebmann, John Kavanagh
Release date: December 7, 1997
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Running time: 3h 24min

From the Irish countryside to London to New York and back again, Maggie reenters the world as a countess and shady art dealer. With her panache and charisma, she finds more than an auction, a rekindled interracial love affair, helpful relatives and a painting of great price. She finds more than she bargained for in the labyrinth and milieu of stolen art.

Trivia

♦ When Maggie is discovered in the tub in her sister’s house her pose, etc, is a loose interpretation of Jacques-Louis David’s painting “The Death of Marat”.
♦ British singer Jenny Darren is heard every time Maggie Sheridan’s music is played in this series.

Goofs

• When Maggie confronts Aiden after the robbery, she takes the motorcycle helmet off with both hands but in alternating shots is also able to hold a gun on him.