31 North 62 East (Too Close to the Truth)
31 North 62 East (Too Close to the Truth) (2009)

A corrupt British Prime Minister becomes the subject of an intense investigation after giving up the location of an SAS unit in Afghanistan in order to secure a highly-lucrative arms deal. In the wake of finalizing an $80 million weapons… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 16, 2011
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

Charging boldly into battle, 31 North 62 East manages to conquer its low-budget shortcomings, emerging bruised, battered but ultimately triumphant.

Toby Young
Times [UK]

The storyline is hackneyed and nonsensical, as if Loraine had plucked clichés from episodes of The Professionals and strung them together.

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Tim Evans
Sky Movies

A half-baked political thriller that reeks of a feature-length student YouTube clip.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

Messy and curiously dated in tone. This fails to make you care about the convoluted plot, with ill-drawn characters.

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Xan Brooks
Guardian

[The] fiendish scheme crumbles under an onslaught of machine-tooled plot twists and a barrage of expository dialogue.

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Sam Wigley
Total Film

Even John Rhys-Davies as the PM struggles to lend gravitas to the comically earnest dialogue and knee-jerk conspiracy theorising.

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Daniel Etherington
Film4

As a low-budget, quickly-made Brit flick, this is impressive for its ambition, but as a globe-spanning political thriller it lacks credibility and veers into the absurd.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Writer-director Tristan Loraine has grand schemes in the pipeline, but this absurd stab at sub-Tom-Clancy conspiracy thrills won't help his credentials. When Craig Fairbrass is your closest thing to a badge of quality, be afraid.

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Matt Bielby
Filmstar Magazine

31 North 62 East suffers from a clunky title and a lack of credibility.

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