Salting the Battlefield

Salting the Battlefield

DVD - 2014
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Johnny Worricker and Margot Tyrrell as they are on the run across Europe, with MI5 hard on their heels. But life in exile is proving much harder than either of them expected. Worricker knows that his only chance of resolving both his personal and his professional lives is if he returns home to confront the powerful prime minister, Alec Beasley. In a duel of wits between the two men, there will be only one winner.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, [Publisher not identified],, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781627891080
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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marieloudavril
May 25, 2018

Amazing thriller spy trilogy saga ( page 8, Turquis & Caois , Salting Battlefield ). Great performance and acting of Bill Nighy . Definitively a movie to see. Highly recommended.

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LauraSteinert
May 13, 2018

Johnny Worricker and Margot Tyrrell are back together. (Bonham Carter was pretty much missing from season two.) On the run, and slipping away from their not-so-safe houses moments before capture, they dash across Europe until they run out of cash. It is hard to decide who is friend and who is foe--and it is hard to decide who is working for the good of Great Briton and who is just seeking power or money. Watch these in proper order or you'll be lost.

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trevordunfordswife
Mar 20, 2016

Sad to see it come to an end. Didn't think it as good as the first two, perhaps because it was the last one :(. Still brilliantly acted of course and the plot was gripping and naturally hard to follow - I loved that about them!

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jimg2000
Mar 28, 2015

Nice wrap up on the Johnny Worricker saga. One may not like the cloak and dagger and political cliche, but all for the best at the end.

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miaone
Jan 18, 2015

Third of the Worriker series, the first two being "Page Eight" and "Turks and Caicos". I've really enjoyed them all.

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jimg2000
Apr 02, 2015

Johnny was fighting with the prime minister whose end game was to get rich after his term. In real life, Tony Blair was accused of doing the exact thing ... a bit of like the Clinton family who live like royalty as the owners of the Clinton Foundation. You can search for the news articles on Blair's exploits: http://www.thewire.com/global/2011/09/tony-blair-making-lot-money/42921/

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jimg2000
Mar 28, 2015

Belinda: And who are you?
Johnny: I'm the man who telephoned.
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Johnny: Well, the last 10 years have been kind of bumpy. It used to be very clear who the enemy was. And so also it was clear what the job was.
Belinda: And then?
Johnny: Then we got caught out. Trouble came from an unexpected direction. Or rather it started coming from every direction. Suddenly we were told we were meant to be fighting a worldwide movement ... Let's just say we got a bit careless about distinguishing between people who would like to do terrible things and people who were actually doing them. We became indiscriminate about the methods we used. It was dog eat dog. Only problem is, we're not dogs.

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