Another Country
Another Country (1984)

Inspired by the real events of a British spy scandal of the '50s, a high-ranking government official is brought into espionage by his lover, an avowed Marxist, and the audience is lead to believe that the two sold out their country due… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 29, 1984
DVD Release Date: September 7, 2004
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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Impressive film adaptation of Julian Mitchell's award-winning play.

Emanuel Levy

Elegantly shot, this fictionalized version of the British gay spy Guy Burgess, is intelligent but not entirely satisfying; even so, the young Rupert Everett and Colin Firth give splendid performances.

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Nick Davis
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One of those sad affairs that commits exactly the sorts of errors that the filmmakers pretend to indict in wider society.

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Carlos Magalh„es
In his first film, Kanievska brings out solid performances from both Rupert Everett and Colin Firth but succeeds only fairly at creating a compelling story… More
Sunil Jawahir
It's alright.
Christian C
Good story with good costumes and nice location. Cinematography, makeup and lighting were not up to snuff, unfortunately. Bold story for its time.
Spencer S.
Another Country is always trying to be far more complex than it actually is. Fusing together themes of homosexuality, Communism, and the system of prefects in… More