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Hidden Agenda (1990)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  January 1991 (USA)
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When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth... which they soon discover to be contained in an audio tape which the man had with him, exposing political manipulations at the highest levels of government. But such underlying agendas require careful considerations to avoid worse things than murder. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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The real case referred by a politician in order to discredit Kerrigan and the British police work was used as the basis of In the Name of the Father (1993), a movie that also dealt with the troubles in Ireland. See more »

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Kerrigan: God, you people are living in the dark ages.
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Young Ned of the Hill
Written and performed by Ron Kavana and Terry Woods
Published by Stiff Music
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A fast moving, no frills whodunnit in a divided Ireland.
31 March 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Hidden Agenda" - another in a long list of films about the conflict in Northern Ireland - focuses on the investigation by British detective Kerrigan (Cox) of the assassination of an American civil liberties investigator. The film gets down to business quickly as it shows the pervasive and deeply rooted divisive sentiments of Ireland with a straight forward, no frills approach and a whodunnit type plot. A well made location shoot with no frills, "HA" will most likely be appreciated by those with some understanding of the Irish conflict.


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