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Worricker Trilogy, The


aka: Page Eight, Turks & Caicos, Salting the Battlefield
UK 2011, 286 minutes
Dir. David Hare
Genres: Suspense / Spy, Euro-Crime


Synopsis: Bill Nighy stars as long-serving MI5 officer Johnny Worricker in this contemporary spy film trilogy for the BBC, which addresses intelligence issues and moral dilemmas peculiar to the new century.

PAGE EIGHT: Worricker's boss dies suddenly, leaving behind him an inexplicable file, threatening the stability of the organization. Set in London and Cambridge.

TURKS & CAICOS: Set on the tax-exile islands where a mysterious death occurs amid American agents and businessmen convened for a conference.

SALTING THE BATTLEFIELD: Worricker and his ex-girlfriend criss-cross Europe trying to stay one step ahead of the security services and a vengeful Prime Minister.

[Title withdrawn due to classification costs]

“invites us to consider our own participation in the storytelling, to look past surfaces and think about how and why lies might be told, how identities might be changed or left behind or revisited” ~Chloe Sanders, Pop Matters

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DVD Features

  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • aspect ratio: 2.35:1

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