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Defense of the Realm

  • PG
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • DEFENSE OF THE REALM is a gripping thriller that stars Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, and Denholm Elliott. Nick Mullen (Byrne), a young reporter for a British daily newspaper, is beginning to drift into a cynical and bored routine when he suddenly stumbles across a political cover-up. With the aid of his colleague, Vernon (Elliott), and his attractive secretary, Nina (Scacchi), Nick sets out on a dangerous journey to uncover hidden truths.
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1004617

  • Credits
    Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott, Ian Bannen
  • Critic Reviews
    "...[A] fast-paced thriller....Denholm Elliott gives an extraordinary performance....[The direction has] vigor and wit..."

    "...Electrifying....Terrifying in its political 'what ifs', keenly intelligent, played by one of those dream British casts and full of scenes that leave us limp from controlled tension, it's a beautiful job all around..."
    Los Angeles Times

    "[I]t conveys the sense of anxiety in a country still griped by Cold War fears....The redoubtable British character actors and caustic dialogue add some pep..."
    Sight and Sound

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