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The Commissioner (1998)

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A member of the British Government is sent to Brussels to become British Commissioner to the European Community. He is made aware of a web of political and industrial corruption through a ... See full summary »

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James Morton
Rosana Pastor ...
Helena Moguentes
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Isabelle Morton
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Hans Koenig
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Horst Kramer
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Peter Simpson
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Murray Lomax
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Gordon Cartwright
Alan MacNaughton ...
Karl Ritter
Bill Bolender ...
Arthur Groom
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Prime minister
Adrian Brine ...
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Greek commissioner
John Abbott ...
Commissioner's Laywer
Max Gold ...
Morton Lawyer
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A member of the British Government is sent to Brussels to become British Commissioner to the European Community. He is made aware of a web of political and industrial corruption through a series of anonymous letters. Despite his own history of political expediency, the Commissioner rises to the moral challenge and faces off with the evil forces responsible. Written by Peter Samuelson <petersam@who.net>

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A főbiztos  »

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James Morton: You're not by any chance some kind of feminist?
Helena: The worst kind! A Woman!
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good ideas and OK acting but poorly execution by director and horrible editing
8 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Poor editing/directing, muddled scenes that go nowhere, and a long drawn out plot that doesn't really go anywhere by the end of the story ruined what could otherwise have been a good taut thriller with otherwise decent actors trying to do their best.

The actors saved it from being absolutely horrible.

It took far too long to establish the beginning of the plot and the middle part of the film was muddled and incoherent.

The last third of the film was OK, but the film suffers from an incomplete ending.

This strikes me as a TV movie of the week that suffered from either a limited budget or too short of a production period.


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