Who Pays the Ferryman?

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  • 1977
  • 1 Season
  • 8.0  (151)

Alan Haldane, an ex-soldier, returns to the island of Crete, where thirty years before during World War II, he fought alongside the andatres, the local resistance group. He is a man wanting to relive his past. Unfortunately for him, bringing up the past brings old enemies to the surface. Alan soon discovers he has a daughter he knew nothing about and the love of his life, her mother, is long dead. Alan struggles to build a life in the place he loves, but his past is following close behind.

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The Daughters of Themis
8. The Daughters of Themis
February 20, 2012
The Major finds that Alan's car was sabotaged. Mateos flees, and Alan follows. A stroke fells Katerina, and Annika learns the family secret. Babis gathers Alan's wartime comrades, and they join with the police to track down Mateos.
A River to Cross
7. A River to Cross
December 19, 1977
Alan receives a written threat, and shows it to the Major. Babis prepares the legal documents for Alan and Nikos' partnership; they all celebrate with a party at Annika's house, but the day ends with a terrible accident.
The Well
6. The Well
December 12, 1977
Alan and Annika meet an Englishman, Duncan, who's helping villagers drill a well in a small mountain town. Duncan lives with a much younger woman, Sally, and conceals a secret that will lead to a clash with the Major.
Receive the Light
5. Receive the Light
December 5, 1977
Katerina asks Matheos to get rid of Alan by any means. Local fisherman Xenophon challenges Alan to a sailing race. After the race everyone gathers to celebrate, but the party ends when Alan's boat is burned.
A Dead Man to Carry My Cross
4. A Dead Man to Carry My Cross
November 28, 1977
Tony Viglis arrives in Elounda escorting the coffin of his grandfather, who wished to be buried in his hometown, thus re-igniting a vendetta with Annika's family. Alan takes his side, and convinces Annika and her brother to end the feud.
Long Shadow
3. Long Shadow
November 21, 1977
Alan plans a new business with Nikos and Elena. Matheos tricks a past lover of Alan's, Lorna, into visiting, causing a rift with Annika. Annika becomes aware of the deception and dismisses Matheos.
Some Talk of Alexander
2. Some Talk of Alexander
February 20, 2012
Alan gets to know his daughter's family, and begins restoring a boat. Annika's mother asks her to stop seeing Alan. Hebden visits Elounda with his daughter, awakening ghosts from the past and narrowly escaping death.
Return to Yesterday
1. Return to Yesterday
November 7, 1977
Alan Haldane returns to Crete, where he spent World War II. He meets an old resistance comrade, Babis Spiridakis, and a beautiful woman, Annika. Babis reveals a secret from the past. Alan decides to stay on indefinitely.
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Alan Haldane, an ex-soldier, returns to the island of Crete, where thirty years before during World War II, he fought alongside the andatres, the local resistance group. He is a man wanting to relive his past.

Unfortunately for him, bringing up the past brings old enemies to the surface. Alan soon discovers he has a daughter he knew nothing about and the love of his life, her mother, is long dead. Alan struggles to build a life in the place he loves, but his past is following close behind.

  • Premiere Date
    November 7, 1977
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (151)