The chilling story of a career conman Robert Freegard, played by James Norton, with Gemma Arterton as Alice Archer, the woman who brought him down.
Freegard was a master manipulator who convinced countless victims he was under-cover MI5 in order to extort and kidnap them. He was at large for many years until he met the woman who would end his career. Initially falling for his charms, she became the architect of his downfall and her actions led to his conviction and arrest. A tale of lies, loyalty, fear and hope, this film will follow years of manipulation, investigation and the high-stakes manhunt that resulted in Freegard’s capture and saved the life of his final victim.
“The high-thrills onscreen version, which adheres relatively closely to reality, is taut, exciting and will send viewers to frantically search Wikipedia for the rest of the story.” ~Emily Zemler, Observer
“A compelling film that will appeal to thriller and true crime lovers alike.” ~Maggie Lovitt, Collider