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The Deal (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  8 November 2007 (USA)
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Matt Blair ...
Ed Balls
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Charlie Whelan
Philippe De Grossouvre ...
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Gordon Morris ...
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Deal - Berättelsen om Tony Blair  »

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At the time of commissioning Douglas Henshall was considered for the role of Gordon Brown, whereas Daniel Craig was considered for the role of Tony Blair. See more »

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Despite being set in the 1980s and early 1990s, no attempt has been made to disguise the scenes shot in Central London, so modern cars and buses (as of 2003) are regularly seen behind the characters. See more »

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Politics and Drama - match made in heaven
14 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The beauty of 'The Deal' is clearly the story, and for many a surprising and unknown real story. Peter Morgan does what he does best again by keeping the screenplay no nonsense and captures the delicacies of the time brilliantly. While many who may have in depth knowledge of the matter could have differing opinions on its deviations from reality, the movie is a very fine quality drama from a team which has given gems like Queen and Frost/Nixon.

Michael sheen is fantastic again and David Morrissey is more impressive than sheen. A story very admirably directed and acted, this story captures politics and drama behind a real story joyfully - a match made in heaven!


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