James Coburn stars in this British thriller as former secret agent Robert Elliot, whose recent appointment as an adviser to the U.S. president leaves him scrambling to erase his shady past. For Elliot, that means murder. With four associates familiar with his past, Elliot coolly devises a plan to eliminate them in a single night; each clueless contact killing another. But even the best plan can backfire. Lee Grant stars as Elliot's girlfriend.