|Half Moon Street|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Bob Swaim|
|Produced by||Geoffrey Reeve|
|Written by||Edward Behr|
|Music by||Richard Harvey|
|Edited by||Richard Marden|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|13 August 1986|
Half Moon Street is a 1986 British-American erotic thriller film directed by Bob Swaim and starring Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Keith Buckley, and P.J. Kavanagh. The film is about an American woman working at a British escort service who becomes involved in the political intrigues surrounding one of her clients.
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Dr. Lauren Slaughter is an American woman of considerable intellect, an expert on China who now lives in London, working for a "think tank".
Unhappy with superiors who take credit for her work and dissatisfied with her low wages, Dr. Slaughter moonlights in her flat on Half Moon Street as a paid escort to lonely men. One such, identifying himself by a fake name, turns out to be Lord Bulbeck, a trusted House of Lords member with a key role in national defense.
The two strike up a relationship that goes beyond sex, enjoying each other's conversation and intelligence. However, during a delicate peace negotiation in the Middle East, investigators doing a background check on Lord Bulbeck come upon his relationship with the high-priced call girl, someone they suspect might have an ulterior motive.
- AN EXPATRIATE IN PARIS GETS THE HOLLYWOOD BUG Taylor, Clarke. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 16 Aug 1987: C42.
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