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The Hidden Persuaders (2011)

| Drama, Mystery | 2011 (UK)
A rock star is found dead with the police looking at an open and shut case. However a reporter's instincts lead him into a world of corruption, murder, sex, drugs and rock & roll.

Director:

Wayne Dudley

Writer:

Wayne Dudley
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dayle Teegarden Dayle Teegarden ... Frank Cash
Nicky Modlin Nicky Modlin ... Damon DeVille (as Nicolas Modlin)
Stephen Samson ... Dave McCartney
Siobhan Callas Siobhan Callas ... Summer Stevens
Rez Kempton ... Eric Simmons
Tim Seyfert ... Swift
James Michael Rankin James Michael Rankin ... Jim
Christian Zanone Christian Zanone ... The Governor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Allan Michael Allan ... Jury Member
Dana Beaton Dana Beaton ... Chinese Server
Laura Brailsford Laura Brailsford ... Debbie
Chris Butler ... Peter Reid
Monica Cichoka Monica Cichoka ... Funeral Dancer
Tomm Cody Tomm Cody ... Priest
Johnathon Darque Johnathon Darque ... Mr. Burnside
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Storyline

The lead Singer of controversial rock band, Processed Minds, has been found dead, apparently electrocuted by his own guitar. Written off as a drug-fueled accident, the police are looking at an open and shut case. However, a curious reporter's instincts are proved right when a heated conversation reveals more questions than answers. Frank Cash must now use all of his experience to find out the truth as he delves deeper into this world of corruption, murder, sex, drugs and rock & roll. The debut feature from director Wayne Dudley is a startling look at contemporary pop culture and at the hidden persuaders all around us, dictating what we like, buy and consume...whether we realize it or not. Written by Anonymous

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Fightback against The Hidden Persuaders around us!

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2011 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dundee, Scotland, UK

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Budget:

GBP230 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Winner of "Best Experimental Film" at the 10th Annual Big Mini-DV Festival in New York. See more »

Goofs

In the bar scene bottles keep disappearing then reappearing. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Peter Reid: [a crook somersaults over the bench between Eric and Peter has they have lunch] Parasite! It's disgusting the way crime rates risen in this city. Tell you comes to something you don't even feel safe walking streets anymore.
Eric Simmons: Yeah well you know what the solution to that particular problem is don't you.
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Crazy Credits

Credits roll down instead of up, contrary to common movie procedure. See more »

Connections

References Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Echoes of happyness
Written by the Vivians
Performed by the Vivians
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Surprising
2 November 2018 | by singingmysongSee all my reviews

Bargain bin DVD of a £1. Well worth it. This was a Surprising and thought provoking film.

Makes you think how much we are corrupted by the media.

Great cast and uniquely made film. Worth watching.


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