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The Investigator (1997)

| Biography, Drama | TV Movie
A military police woman is given the job of tracking down and removing lesbians from the army.

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Chris Oxley

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Barbara Machin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helen Baxendale ... Sgt. Caroline Meagher
Christopher Fulford ... Sgt Cheesman
Sean Gilder ... Sgr Jamie Kennedy
Katrina Levon Katrina Levon ... Sgt Chrissie Edgeworth
Laura Fraser ... Louise Marshall
Lisa Palfrey ... Sgt Kathy Bartlett
Zara Turner ... Maj. Fiona Lang
Catherine Brady Catherine Brady ... LT Gillie Calder
Ian Burfield ... RSM Michael Ryder
Gary Webster ... Sgt Jimmy Rumbold
Connor McIntyre ... SGT Jimmy Rumbeld, SIB
Jasper Jacob Jasper Jacob ... Sgt Tony Wallace
Finola Geraghty Finola Geraghty ... Cpl Rose Fielding
Frances Riddelle Frances Riddelle ... Pvt. Spiller
Steve Nicolson ... SGT Pete Storey
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1989: Caroline Meagher is a sergeant with the Royal Military Police, with 12 years' experience, stationed in Northern Ireland. Two men from internal affairs grill her for four days: someone has accused her of being a lesbian. It's an offense that leads to court martial. In a series of flashbacks, we see her enthusiasm when she joins the force, her various assignments including investigating suspected lesbians, and her own slow discovery of her sexual nature. She, like others in her situation, must go to great lengths to avoid detection. Once reported, will she withstand the interrogation? Meagher herself comments on camera at the end of the film. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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During the first search of female soldiers' quarters, one of the investigators examines a soldier's record collection. One of the LPs is We Too Are One by Eurythmics, which was first released in 1989. However, the scene is supposed to take place in 1981. See more »

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The Investigator
29 March 2006 | by lesmoviesSee all my reviews

Excellent hard to find movie, that was on TV in the UK. Why has it not been released on video or DVD? Who knows? On TV in 1997, and made a hit with the mainstream lesbian movie watchers. Shows at about the time Clinton was starting the don't ask, don't tell thing about the military, this goes to show what is really going on in the military. Of course this is set in England, but the same rings through for the states or anyone else in a military setting or governmental run agency. This movie can be had if someone really wants to find it....you can do a search in google, and who knows? Truly a well done movie, great love scenes, and a ending that will knock your socks off! Lesmovies on yahoo groups.


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