About the film
Release Date: July 22, 1988
|Slogan||:||«At the end of an empire, a mystery began.»|
|Production Companies||:||Channel Four Films, Dearfilm|
|Producers||:||Paul Raphael, Tania Blunden, Scott Millaney, Mirella Sklavounou|
|Writers||:||James Dearden, Barry Unsworth|
1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archaeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems.