Breakaway: The Family Affair (1980)

Genres - Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Run Time - 180 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Murder in the Family stars Martin Jarvis as British detective Sam Harvey. Intending to give up police work to become a writer, Harvey returns to the fold to track down the murderer of his own parents. During his investigation, he learns some facts he'd sooner not know about his father. A gang of drug smugglers figures into the story's climax. Originally a three-part British TV miniseries, Murder in the Family was telecast in the US over the A&E Cable Network.