Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos

DVD - 2014
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Worricker after the director of MI5 dies. A conspiracy to turn control of MI5 over to the Prime Minister leads Worricker to the islands known as the Turks and Caicos, where he is persuaded by the CIA to deal with a group of ambiguous Americans attending a high-level conference. At the same time, an old girlfriend, Margot Tyrrell, is being asked to betray her boss in London in order to establish an illicit connection between the prime minister and dark goings-on in the war on terror.
Publisher: [United States] :, Distributed by PBS Distribution,, 2014.
Edition: Original UK ed. ; Widescreen version.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781627891066
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 100 min.) :,sound, colour ;,4 3/4 in.
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Reading_Right
Jul 27, 2017

Too bad...
Well done & interesting idea (actors are all good), but the basis & plot line for the "bad guys" is totally out to lunch, and the "good guys" character definitions are too thin. (i.e. Stop the clicheic propaganda!) Try something credible and believably truthful.
This is exactly why Leftists shouldn't make movies.
Sequel takes the PC BS here, and ramps it up about 100 times, so no need to see that!

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movie20
Apr 14, 2015

Liked the actors, but could not get into the story.

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jimg2000
Mar 28, 2015

A delight following the two masters, Walker and Nighy who decided to crash the party of their "Companies" in a "Treasure Island". And, how does Nighy maintain his willowy frame in his golden years !!! (And today's Bloomberg has an article on a $200 million money laundry bust at the same island": http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-11/currency-con-man-says-he-got-by-with-some-help-from-famous-friend?cmpid=BBD051115

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miaone
Nov 16, 2014

This is a first-rate follow-up to "Page Eight".
The Brits are soooo GOOD at this kind of thing. Well, almost everything on PBS is excellent, this included.

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jimg2000
Mar 28, 2015

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Curtis Pelissier: Nowadays, people will go anywhere to avoid paying tax. A quick visit to Lichtenstein, Monaco, maybe Jersey; empty the vaults of private wealth, and you could write off the world's debt. In a day, in an hour, in a minute. Three-quarters of the world's cash is hidden away in places exactly like this.

Curtis Pelissier: It's been a fascinating few years, you could say, since 9-11. You know how many Americans now work in intelligence?

Johnny Worricker: I don't know.

Curtis Pelissier: Over two hundred thousand, in sixteen different agencies, with thirty thousand private contractors in a hundred and seventy countries, at a grand cost to the taxpayer of seventy-five *billion* dollars a year, and they still call it the intelligence community! I don't think so.

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