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, 2009
DVD 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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