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The Waiting Time (1999)

When British Intelligence Officer Tracy Barnes attacks visiting German politician Dieter Krause, solicitor's clerk Joshua Mantle is called to help unravel the events which led to the assault.

Director:

Stuart Orme

Writers:

Patrick Harbinson, Gerald Seymour (novel)
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Credited cast:
John Thaw ... Joshua Mantle
Zara Turner ... Tracy Barnes
Mark Pegg ... Sgt Hanson
Struan Rodger ... Albert Perkins
Hartmut Becker ... Dieter Krause
Colin Baker ... Giles Fleming
Buffy Davis Buffy Davis ... Olive Harris
Johanna Lonsky Johanna Lonsky ... Eva Krause
Christoph Dostal ... Hans Becker
Carl Duering ... Pastor Weiden
Roland Schäfer Roland Schäfer ... Jorg Brandt
Thomas Morris ... Willie Muller
Michael Sarne ... General Pyotr Rykov
Christien Anholt ... Ben Rogers
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ronni Ancona ... RMP Colonel (as Ronnie Ancona)
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When British Intelligence Officer Tracy Barnes attacks visiting German politician Dieter Krause, solicitor's clerk Joshua Mantle is called to help unravel the events which led to the assault.

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Cracking post-cold war thriller
5 November 1999 | by mcdaidSee all my reviews

Cracking post cold war thriller set largely in former Eastern Germany. All of cast on top form, especially leads, Thaw and Turner. Climax is satisfying and has an unexpected sting in the tail. Ambivolence of intelligence services in post cold war era is well portrayed.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1999 (UK) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,200, 27 February 2000

Gross USA:

$2,200
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Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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