Greg Callan's cousin, David Callan top agent/assassin for the S.I.S., was forced to retire because he had lost his nerve. Now, Callan is called back into service to handle the assassination... See full summary »
In a staid English seaside town after the Second World War, young Lynda grows up with her widowed father and younger sister. Rebellious Lynda has been swearing constantly from an early age.... See full summary »
Jack comes back to town for his brothers funeral and finds things have changed. His brothers suicide is a little suspicous and he begins to investigate. A developing relationship with his ... See full summary »
Political satire about television news company Globe Link and it's team of workers such as anchors Henry and Sally reporter damien editor Dave execs George and Helen assistant joy and manager gus hedges
An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her friend meet and date members of the Conservative Party. Eventually a scandal occurs when her affair with the Minister of War goes public, threatening their lifestyles and their freedom. Based on the real Profumo scandal of 1963.Written by
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The song 'Nothing Has Been Proved' which plays over the end credits was composed especially for the film by the Pet Shop Boys after producer Stephen Woolley invited them to produce a song for the film. With Woolley's approval, they asked Dusty Springfield to sing it (her second collaboration with the duo) as he liked the idea of having someone who was well known at the time of the Profumo Affair performing it. The music video shows Springfield singing in a club along with a Christine Keeler lookalike being interviewed by two 1960s style journalists (played by The Pet Shop Boys) in the background with camera flash bulbs going off. Along with these come clips from the film and it's stars, as well as original news footage from 1963 featuring the real life subjects of the film. This video was also used heavily to promote the film in the UK, and was used in place of a trailer by Palace on many occasions due to a detailed trailer never being produced for the film (brief teasers were the only kind produced). See more »
When Mandy Rice-Davies and Christine Keeler walk alongside the river Thames in the early morning, a 1980s coach crosses the bridge in the background. See more »
You took me down there. It was you who wanted to go snooping around Westborne Grove at 1 o'clock in the morning. I never wanted to go; you made me. I'd never have met Lucky if it wasn't for you. I'd never have met Johnny, I'd never have met any of those people. It was all your idea.
You go too far.
You devil, you said. Never say not to a dare, you said. You took me to all the parties, you introduced me to everybody I know. I'm yours, Stephen. You pull the strings. I'm what you made me.
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Original 114-minutes British version was shortened to 108 minutes for the USA theatrical release in order to avoid a X rating. See more »
I've read the book that the movie is based on (a collection of reports on the 1963 affair that shook the UK politics). I must say that the movie is very accurate in its portrayal of the times and facts of the case.
That of course would not have made it the film to watch. So it has a lot of nudity to spice things up (man, the sixties were a decadent time!), good acting, and brilliant soundtrack of theme songs just recreates the times for you. John Hurt as the ambitious 'doctor' is excellent, as is Bridget Fonda. Joanne Whalley-Kilmer, who played the protagonist, Christine Keeler, is quite forgettable though.
I highly recommend this movie, but beware it's a STRONG "R" film.
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