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Moss
George Potts ...
Root
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Karen
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Dennis
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Thomas
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Clive Phillips
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Massimo
Martin Marquez ...
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Kayoko
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Vicar
Robin Griffith ...
Welsh Flunkey
Barbara Kirby ...
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Dirty Tricks stars Martin Clunes, who plays an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Although Edward can be charming and thoughtful, this camouflages an underlying calculating liar and manipulator. And although things are going great financially for Edward at the moment, he is under suspicion by a local CID inspector after a couple of murders in the area. An innocent dinner invitation by his friend and his wife triggers a series of events which lead our hero Edward down a very precarious and hilarious path. Written by Anonymous

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Edward states that he learned French so that he could read "Thérèse Racquin" in the original language. "Thérèse Racquin" by Émile Zola is about an adulterous couple who dispose of the woman's husband so that they may be together, a close parallel to the story of "Dirty Tricks." See more »

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Extremely good fun
6 December 2000 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

An adaptation of one of my favourite books, I was looking foward to this, and it didn't disappoint. Although the ending was a slightly strange deviation from the book, stating rather than hinting, it was very funny throughout, and had a suitably grim musical score.


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