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The Hard Way (1979)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  June 2010 (UK)
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A professional assassin is coerced into taking on one last job.

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A professional assassin is coerced into taking on one last job.

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Poetry of the eloquent silences
28 November 2001 | by (Lerwick, Shetland) – See all my reviews

When it comes to dialogue, less is more, in this epic of the unspoken word. Patrick McGoohan, Lee Van Cleef and Irish backdrop make for pleasurable after-pub eye candy. Blink and you might miss nothing - or you might miss everything. See it once and you'll never forget it - no matter how late you got home after the pub. Top stuff.


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