About the film
kgb reporter death newspaper man member of parliament
Defence of the Realm
Release Date: September 06, 1986
|Slogan||:||«Just how far will a government go to hide the truth?»|
|Production Companies||:||Enigma Productions, The Rank Organisation, National Film Finance Corporation (NFFC)|
|Producers||:||Mary Selway, David Puttnam, Lynda Myles, Robin Douet|
A reporter named Mullen 'stumbles' onto a story linking a prominent Member of Parliament to a KGB agent and a near-nuclear disaster involving a teenage runaway and a U.S. Air Force base. Has there been a Government cover-up? Mullen teams up with Vernon Bayliss, an old hack, and Nina Beckam, the MP's assistant, to find out the truth.