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Turks & Caicos (2014)

Worricker is a retired spy living in the Caribbean. He realizes he is in trouble when four "businessmen" show up. They look like mob bosses, but one actually works for the CIA. He gets help from two former MI5 colleagues back in London.

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David Hare

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David Hare
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Winona Ryder ... Melanie Fall
Christopher Walken ... Curtis Pelissier
Bill Nighy ... Johnny Worricker
Hansel Piper Hansel Piper ... Aldous Helier
Dylan Baker ... Gary Bethwaite
James Naughton ... Frank Church
Zach Grenier ... Dido Parsons
Julie Hewlett ... Natalie Helier
Helena Bonham Carter ... Margot Tyrrell
Rupert Graves ... Stirling Rogers
Sally Greenwood Sally Greenwood ... Singer
Ewen Bremner ... Rollo Maverley
Malik Yoba ... Jim Carroll
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith ... Colin Maitlis
Meredith Eaton ... Clare Clovis
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Johnny Worricker is hiding out from his work at MI5 on the tax-exile islands, Turks & Caicos. But an encounter with a CIA agent forces him into the company of some ambiguous American businessmen who claim to be on the islands for a conference on the global financial crisis. When one of them falls in the sea, then it's their financial PR who seems to know more than she's letting on. But will she help Johnny come to an understanding of what these men do and why they're here? Written by DemonMeister

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This is the second time Christopher Walken has made a film in the Turks and Caicos Islands, he was previously in Life's a Beach (2012) See more »

Goofs

Early in the film there is a scene with Worricker and Aldous eating lobsters, and towards the end there is a scene where Worricker collects a lobster from a local fisherman. The lobsters are not Caribbean lobsters, but the North Atlantic variety. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Curtis Pelissier: OK, here we are.
Melanie Fall: Well, what a great evening. Thank you.
Curtis Pelissier: If you want, I could come in, pour you a drink.
Melanie Fall: Tell you the problem, I'm not thirsty. But I had a great time. Thank you.
Curtis Pelissier: Good night.
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I'm All At Sea
Written by David Hare
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shallow working of rich material
9 November 2014 | by cordenwSee all my reviews

For many reasons this didn't work for me. I didn't think much of Winona Ryder's portrayal and it really felt as though Nighy's timing was off (although that could have been the editing). The editing in general was choppy in many of the exchanges and you would have thought that the guys looking at the final product would have picked up on it. As for the plot, well material like this needs a lot of character development to bring out the sleazy nature of what goes on in high finance and politics. There was none of that in this piece and that's why it's a TV movie, sort of an elongated short story. Even the Turks and Caicos weren't exploited for their full cinematic value and this shortcoming added to the overall pallid impression I was left with. I don't think the closing scene was acting,it was just a couple of people glad to be going home


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 2014 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

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