Cardinal struggles to right past wrongs that could derail his investigation and end his career, as the case grows more violent and twisted, and the clock ticks down on the killer's next victim.
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 John Cardinal / ... (11 episodes, 2017-2019)
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 Constable K. Fox (7 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Lise Delorme (7 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Eric Fraser / ... (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Noelle Dyson (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Det. Jerry Commanda (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Catherine Cardinal (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Josh (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Detective McLeod (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Detective Hannam (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Kevin (6 episodes, 2018)
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 Ray (6 episodes, 2018)
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 Edie Soames (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Malcolm Musgrave (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Keith (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Toof (5 episodes, 2018)
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Cardinal is a Canadian crime drama television series, currently in production for a scheduled debut on CTV in the 2016-17. An adaptation of Giles Blunt's award-winning mystery novel Forty Words for Sorrow, the series stars Billy Campbell as John Cardinal and Karine Vanasse as Lise Delorme, detectives investigating the murder of a young girl.

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The show is filmed in the future. On episode 5 ("Keith), when Lise is watching surveillance footage of a Motel security camera, the date stamp is of March 17, 2017, when the show aired on Feb 25th, 2017. See more »

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Cold up north
30 June 2017 | by (Saffron Walden, UK) – See all my reviews

Canadian drama 'Cardinal' follows a (middle-aged, male) detective - the silent, loner type - as he investigates a serial killing. So far, so familiar - but the twist is that he's suspected of corruption, and his own partner is actually investigating him. It's actually nicely done, and mostly in a low-key manner - think 'Fargo', though without the comic undertone. But it's also hard to feel so strongly for a character to keeps his own cards quite so close to his chest, and the final resolution is somewhat underwhelming, although in six shortish episodes, it doesn't outstay its welcome.


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