Power Play

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Tedious, glib and reactionary, this hovers in CIA fantasy land (Mission Impossible time warp). In an anonymous European banana republic, an idealistic young WASP military junta overthrow a corrupt and fascistic civilian government of Balkan villains. Despite O'Toole's endearingly ironic performance as the double-crosser in the pack, the moral remains objectionably circular: 'change breeds reaction, so join the reactionaries'. Miss it.

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Duration: 102 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Martyn Burke
Screenwriter: Martyn Burke
Cast: David Hemmings
Dick Cavett
Peter O'Toole
Barry Morse
Marcella Saint-Amant
Jon Granik
Donald Pleasence
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