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A Lonely Place for Dying (2009)

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In 1972, the conflict in Vietnam continues. The creeping threat of communism grips the nation in fear. In an abandoned prison on the US/Mexican border, KGB mole Nikolai Dzerzhinsky waits ... See full summary »

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Robert Harper
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Nikolai Dzerzhinsky
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Howard Simons
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Staff Sergeant Solares
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In 1972, the conflict in Vietnam continues. The creeping threat of communism grips the nation in fear. In an abandoned prison on the US/Mexican border, KGB mole Nikolai Dzerzhinsky waits for his contact from the Washington Post. He holds explosive evidence against the CIA, information he will trade for asylum in the United States. Special Agent Robert Harper's orders are clear: take the documents from Dzerzhinsky and kill him. Written by Justin Evans

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In a covert war the only way to hide the truth is to bury it.

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Dzerzhinsky, the surname of the KGB agent, is the same as Felix Dzerzhinsky, who founded the predecessor of the KGB, the Cheka, following the Russian Revolution in 1917. The Cheka was highly feared due to their use of torture and summary executions. See more »

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A Lonely Place For Dying
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Something quite different about this movie.. but room to improve
5 June 2014 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Plusses; some nice cinematography, great acting by Marquand, pretty cool basic plot, nice retro vibe and instagram feel Minusses; Some ham-fisted acting by the actors. Still bearable though. Robert's character is just a bit too soft to believe his back story... He seems better suited to a family feel good movie. Some unnecessary details that aren't developed. The basic crime/fundament is really poorly described and weak as a basis for what it gives rise to. Worth a watch but almost comes across as the 70's gun drama the retro vibe would like to be suggesting, if it weren't for Marquand's strong performance. What more can I say.


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