R | | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
21 October 2002 | shengyang
8 | Excellent satire of the intelligence business, told with a straight face
It's too bad about the low IMDB rating for this movie. It is a deft blend of James Bond, Casablanca and Dr Strangelove...
The reason each major actor took the film, and each member of the crew signed up, can be summed up in one name: John Boorman. He is exacting, but most demanding of himself. A master of economy, he shoots not a foot more film than is necessary, and very few ... ...
Andrew 'Andy' Osnard: Panama?
MI.6 Handler: Best I could do Andrew. Under the circumstances, given your sins. They were baying for blood.
When Harry chases Andy, he distinctly presses the center of the steering wheel to honk his horn. But he's driving a Land Rover Discovery Series II, which uses 2 horn buttons on the spokes of the wheel; the center is the airbag, and pressing it has no effect.
$1,837,068 (USA) (30 March 2001)
$13,491,653 (USA) (6 July 2001)
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