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Actors: Aidan Gillen, Leila Mimmack, Lesley Manville, Max Fowler, Peter Firth
Director: Brian Welsh
In a quaint English village seeped in pagan traditions, the highlight of May Day is the traditional parade. But when the May Queen, 14-year-old Hattie Sutton (Leila Mimmack, Son of God), disappears shortly before the event... more »
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Mayday in a small town steeped in pagan traditions where the crowning of the May Queen is the highlight of the day until suddenly she goes missing.
GREAT CAST: Peter Firth, Sophie Okonedo, Aidan Gillen, Lesley Manville, Sam Spruell, and many more faces you easily recognize. (UK)
3 Mar. 2013
School girl Hattie Sutton disappears on her way to join her village's May Day celebration as its queen. Her uncle Steve Docker,who organized the event,gets together a search party of locals and they end up in the Magic Circle, an area of woodlands popular for teen-aged meeting places. Here they find Hattie's crown and Steve is immediately suspicious of his brother Seth,whom he saw entering the woods that day. At the same time ex-policewoman Fiona Hill finds blood on her husband Alan's shirt though he gives an explanation for it. Unhappily married Gail Spicer ...
4 Mar. 2013
As the search for Hattie continues Steve confronts Seth over his obsession with stealing pointless items from houses,his latest haul being the Hills' daughter's cuddly toy. Gail,concerned that Malcolm stayed out all night and seeing scratches on his car,gets her son James to hack into his father's computer. They discover that Malcolm has ploughed all the family's monies into his proposed estate,a plan scuppered by the protests led by Hattie. After Everett apologizes to Linus the boy is interviewed by D.S. Mills,who remembers Linus's mother. At school Linus comforts ...
5 Mar. 2013
After Malcolm has hanged himself in the woods James gets Gail to erase all links between him and Hattie before the police arrive. They put up a united front but,after Hattie's father accuses them of hiding his daughter,they deduce that Malcolm was not a bird watcher but a voyeur,spying on youngsters having sex. Fiona is overjoyed when Alan tells her that the complainant against him has dropped all charges but Linus is disturbed to find that Everett knew Hattie well as they both attended the same dance class. He also learns from Caitlin that Hattie was apparently about...
6 Mar. 2013
Fiona is aghast to find Charlotte is not in her bed but catches up with her hiding in the shed and claiming she is worried about her father.The Hills argue but Alan appeases his wife and child. James is shocked that his mother seems glad to be rid of her husband but neither of them can account for why Malcolm left an envelope full of cash marked for Linus in his safe.Alan finds Hattie's body in the woods,hidden in a tree,and Seth confesses to murder and telling DS Mills that Hattie put a spell on him to do bad things. Fiona has a run-in with Everett over a twenty year...
7 Mar. 2013
Linus goes home and accuses Everett of killing Hattie,as well as his mother but Everett explains that the mother died when she tripped over one of Linus's toys, a fact he has always kept from the boy to protect his feelings. Reconciliation follows. Seth is given an alibi and released but he dramatically crashes into the memorial service for Hattie,claiming that she is not dead. Richard,Hattie's father,wants to know more and goes into the woods with Seth. Steve,disappointed that,though his ex-wife Angie has returned with their little boy,his past possessiveness has ...