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A Different Loyalty (2004)

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Leo Cauffield, chief of British counterespionage, fails by a whisker to arrest two fellow Cambridge-graduated spies who just manage to defect to Moscow, resigns and becomes a journalist. In... See full summary »

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Marek Kanievska

Writer:

Jim Piddock
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sharon Stone ... Sally Cauffield
Rupert Everett ... Leo Cauffield
Julian Wadham ... Andrew Darcy
Michael Cochrane ... Dick Madsen
Anne Lambton ... Cynthia Cauffield (as Ann Lambton)
Jim Piddock ... George Quennell
Richard McMillan ... Angus Petherbridge
Mimi Kuzyk ... Leslie Quennell
Emily VanCamp ... Jen Tyler
Tamara Hope ... Lucy Cauffield
Mark Rendall ... Oliver Cauffield
Damir Andrei Damir Andrei ... Aleksi
John Bourgeois ... Paul Tyler
Sonja Smits ... Fay Tolland
Edward Hibbert ... Sir Michael Strickland
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Storyline

Leo Cauffield, chief of British counterespionage, fails by a whisker to arrest two fellow Cambridge-graduated spies who just manage to defect to Moscow, resigns and becomes a journalist. In Beirut, home of his Islam-converted father, Leo seduces Sally Tyler to divorce her husband for him. Their happiness with children from both marriages is cut short a few years later, when Leo suddenly disappears; Sally learns soon he's suspected of having defected to Moscow too, which she refuses to believe, but will be forced to while Western secret services want Leo back or dead. Written by KGF Vissers

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | UK | USA | Malta

Language:

English | Russian | Arabic

Release Date:

14 October 2004 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Secrets d'état See more »

Filming Locations:

Russia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$574,672
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Black and White (flashback scenes)| Color
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Trivia

Rupert Everett has previously played the lead in another film based on the story of the Cambridge Spies, Another Country (1984), in which his character was based on real life spy Guy Burgess. See more »

Goofs

Near the end, after Leo hangs his scarf around his wife's neck, the camera view changes to a long shot but his scarf is no longer there. Her headscarf also changes position on her head during the scene. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Leo Cauffield: There's evidence of someone they call agent Virgin, maybe a convert.The main source of the leak is someone who works inside the foreign office in London and his code name is Homer.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits appear on the screen in the fashion of text typed and displayed on a very early computer, during scenes showing events taking place a decade before the time the film is set in. See more »

Connections

Features King Lear (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

My Home
Music by Normand Corbeil
Lyrics by André Paradis and Nada Raphaél
Performed by Sylva Balassanian
Courtesy of Les Éditions Clavicorde Inc.
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Stone Does It Again Pity About Everett
11 July 2007 | by Sherpro2See all my reviews

Sharon Stone is the product of the Hollywood marketing machine but sadly again displays the fact that she just can't act. As always she's always too intense and comes across with first year drama school responses. This movie is a bore and it's understandable that it never got a theatre release. Messy and boring. Supposedly based on Kim Philby, so why the silly name changes? Rupert Everett must have needed the money or been obliged to take part through contractual obligations. He's a fine actor and tried hard in this dog but simply couldn't make any headway with his co-"star" and a lousy shallow script. At least they could have done some basic research and got some of the planes, buildings and cars right!


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