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Taken Down

Season 1
In this gripping Irish crime drama, when a Nigerian girl is killed, Inspector Jen Rooney (Lynn Rafferty, Ripper Street) and her team investigate a refugee community, where young mother Abeni Bankole (Aïssa Maïga, Paris, je t’aime) may know more than she lets on. After another child disappears, can the cops find the missing girl before she becomes a casualty of Dublin’s dangerous underground?
Lynn RaffertyAïssa MaïgaSean Fox
English [CC]
Audio languages

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  1. 1. New Home
    November 3, 2018
    After making the journey from Nigeria to Ireland eight years ago, asylum-seeker Abeni lives with her sons in a Direct Provision Center along with other refugees. When Esme, a young girl from the center, is found dead, Abeni and her son Isaiah are caught up in the investigation.
  2. 2. Caught on Camera
    November 10, 2018
    After a tragic incident, distrust of the police runs high among the center’s residents. Having uncovered incriminating CCTV footage, Inspector Jen Rooney presses Isaiah about his relationship with Esme, but it seems that the center’s manager, Wayne, has more to lose from the uncovered footage.
  3. 3. Super Clean
    November 17, 2018
    Abeni furtively continues her work as a cleaner at the brothel run by Gar, an Irish slumlord, and Benjamin, a Nigerian trafficker. Meanwhile, the police follow a lead on a car seen the night Esme was killed, and Jen is unsure about how to proceed with questioning Abeni.
  4. 4. Tailed
    November 24, 2018
    Jen orders surveillance on Abeni to find out where she and Esme commuted to on the night of the murder. Abeni vows to save a young abused girl at the brothel, but Benjamin arranges another job for Abeni.
  5. 5. Evidence
    December 1, 2018
    Police scour the brothel for evidence and find where Esme was killed, but Benjamin and Gar have moved on, leaving behind only one witness, who refuses to talk. When the forensics team makes a peculiar find, Jen returns to the holding center.
  6. 6. Left-Handed
    December 8, 2018
    With Wayne in custody, Jen and her team race to compile more evidence before they are forced to release him. After an unexpected attack, the police target a new suspect, who may be the key to finding Esme’s killer.

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