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Trust no-one, Jim. Especially not in the mainstream. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy ***** 2011 starring Gary Oldman & Colin Firth & Tom Hardy & Mark Strong & Ciaran Hinds & Benedict Cumberbatch & David Dencik & Stephen Graham & Simon McBurney & Toby Jones & John Hurt & Kathy Burke et al, director Tomas Alfredson, Hurd opening scene
Treasure: he has the name of the mole the Russians have planted in the British Intelligence service, right at the top of the Circus. There’s a rotten apple, Jim. ibid.
Too many secrets are blowing around here. Too much failure. Too many scandals. Too little solid intelligence. ibid. Percy
Nothing is genuine any more. ibid. Control to George
The fanatic is always concealing a secret doubt. ibid. George
I had to pick a side, George. It was an aesthetic choice as much as a moral one. ibid.
I’m transferring you to Major Dalby’s outfit. The Ipcress File 1965 ***** starring Michael Caine & Guy Doleman & Nigel Green & Sue Lloyd & Gordon Jackson & Aubrey Richards & Frank Gatliff & Thomas Baptiste & Oliver MacGreevy & Freda Bamford & Pauline Winter et al, director Sidney J Furie, Ross to Palmer
For some time now we’ve had a section investigating the brain drain. ibid.
We are left with Eric Ashley Grantby, codenamed Blue Jay, born Albania 1918. ibid. Dalby to Section
He’s not a bad bloke really. ibid. Jock to Palmer, re Dalby
Palmer: What is form L101?
Jock: Field report. ibid.
You’ll soon find out this job’s nearly all legwork. ibid. Jock to Palmer
It’s got IPCRESS written on it. ibid. Dalby
You’re quite a gourmet, aren’t you, Palmer? ibid. Ross in supermarket
Courtney: Do you always wear your glasses?
Palmer: Yes, except in bed. ibid.
If you’re not clean, I’m going to kill you. ibid. American bloke to Palmer
Induction of Psychoneuroses by Conditioned Reflex. ibid. Jock’s book
My name is Harry Palmer. ibid. Harry tortured
One of you is a double agent. ibid. Palmer to Ross & Dalby
Listen to me – shoot Ross. Shoot the traitor now. ibid. Dalby to Palmer
In Cuba sometime before dawn the invading forces’ B-26 bombers give air cover to men landing on the beach. As the sun rises there is a surprise attack from Castro’s air force. The B-26s are shot down. Without air cover, the anti-Castro forces’ ships are attacked. And the men are cut off from their supplies. The situation looks dire. The Good Shepherd ***** 2006 starring Matt Damon & Angelina Jolie & Robert de Niro & Alec Baldwin & William Hurt & Joe Pesci & John Turturro & Billy Crudup & Michael Gambon & John Sessions & Tammy Blanchard & Timothy Hutton et al, director Robert de Niro, news commentary
You got a big problem very close to home … Your name is on a ‘must worry’ list right at the top. ibid. CIA bloke
Miss Buttercup, Skull and Bones – accept or reject? ibid. the tap on shoulder
You have been chosen to become members of America’s most secret society. For over a hundred years Skull & Bones members have included a president, vice-presidents, supreme court justices, congressmen and senators, captains of science and industry, the very best of America. ibid.
In other words no Jews or Negroes and very few Catholics. ibid. De Niro
Get out while you still can. While you still believe. While you still have a soul. ibid. Gambon’s advice
I’m concerned that too much power will end up in the hands of the too few. ibid. De Niro
But you – you need to keep the Russian myth alive to maintain your military-industrial complex. ibid. defecting spy
Sometimes even spies fall in love. ibid. Russian spy
Safe? I never felt safe. I was always frightened. ibid.
1984 East Berlin: Glasnost is nowhere in sight. The population of the GDR is kept under strict control by the Stasi, the East German police. Its force of 100,000 employees and 200,000 informers safeguards the dictatorship of the proletariat. Its declared goal: to know everything. The Lives of Others ***** 2006 starring Ulrich Muhe & Martina Gedeck & Sebastian Koch & Ulrich Tukur & Thomas Thieme & Hans-Uwe Bauer & Volkmar Kleinert & Matthias Brenner & Herbert Knaup & Charly Hubner et al, director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
If you don’t take a stand, you’re not human. ibid. Paul to Georg
I don’t have to tell you what this means for your career. ibid. Stasi bloke to canteen joke-teller
Don’t I need this whole system? ibid. her to him