Twenty-eight year old idealist Bob Jones is contemplating leaving his position as a Russian translator at Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) as those at the top have issued a new whistle blowing policy - encouraging employees to report any suspicious behavior - in light of the highly publicized case of Ramsay Dodgson, a Soviet spy who was working undetected in the organization for ten years before being caught. Bob does not like the idea of being at the mercy of work colleagues, most, like Dodgson, who he did and does not know. In private, he confides to his father, widowed businessman and retired Navy officer Frank Jones, that part of his want to leave the job, which also entails eavesdropping on private conversations between Soviet officials on a multitude of everyday topics, is that he believes the British and by association Americans are just as corrupt as the Russians in how they infiltrate institutions most of the public see as commonplace, this belief to which ... Written by
Within the Secret World of Governmental Cover Ups, Will the one man who dares to tell the truth survive?
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A large part of the picture was shot on location in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire where the GCHQ is actually situated. Other significant Cheltenham locales featured in the film included The Promenade, the Cheltenham Racecourse and the Cheltenham Crematorium. See more
When Lord and Bruce are at the racecourse Lord's jacket changes to an overcoat with velvet collar. See more