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The Agent

Female Agents
  • 2008
  • UK
  • 80 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Lesley Manning
  • Cast: Willaim Beck, Stephen Kennedy, Maureen Lipman

Four months after submitting the manuscript of his second novel, author Stephen Parker (Kennedy) decides to pay a visit to his literary agent with his 'metaphorical gun' - namely some highly incriminating photographs. This solidly acted two-hander offers a fairly predictable battle of wills, but any attempts to 'open up' the source material - 'The Agent' is adapted from Manning's own play - are fleeting.

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The Agent

11 Sep 20092 stars

Four months after submitting the manuscript of his second novel Black, author Stephen Parker (Stephen Kennedy) decides to pay a visit to his literary agent Alexander Joyce (William Beck). It transpires that the latter is not a fan of the new work, which…

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