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Backstabbing for Beginners (2018)

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A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq's oil reserves.

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Per Fly

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Per Fly (screenplay by), Daniel Pyne (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jacqueline Bisset ... Christina Dupre
Theo James ... Michael
Ben Kingsley ... Pasha
Belçim Bilgin ... Nashim
Rachel Wilson ... Lily
Rossif Sutherland ... Trevor
Brian Markinson ... Rasnetsov
Shauna MacDonald ... Reporter
Daniela Lavender ... Ruth
Aidan Devine ... Justin Cutter
Dwight Ireland ... U.S. Customs Agent
Peshang Rad ... Hassan
Mishu Vellani ... Award Presenter
Hattie Kragten ... Kate
Carlos Pinder ... Cabbie
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A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq's oil reserves.

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Rated R for language throughout, and some violence | See all certifications »
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Denmark | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dobbeltspil See more »

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Josh Hutcherson was set to play the lead role in this film but when director Per Fly informed him they would be shooting in Morocco and Jordan, Hutcherson dropped out because of safety reasons. See more »

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Pasha: The first rule of diplomacy is that the truth is not a matter of fact, it's a matter of consensus.
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Good movie!
8 August 2018 | by pedroafonso-63738See all my reviews

They say the movie badly, but it's just criticism. Nowadays for me, criticism is just a gauge, but the most important thing in choosing a movie to watch is the synopsis and the trailer before. As for the film, I think it is very interesting and intense, not only by the theme, but also by the interpretation of the main actors like that of the well-known actor Ben Kingsley, who plays a great part, with an extra-ordinary interpretation like never before.


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