bambie and thumper

Trying to persuade someone to watch The Deal (2003) is often quite difficult because they’re always asking whether it’s ‘accurate’ and ‘true to life’ and ‘not making stuff up’ and you have to be like listen look ok I’m not saying Tony Blair ever actually went for a late-night stroll with Gordon Brown and called him intensely brooding and saturnine whilst gazing deeply into his eyes but it’s accurate to the spirit of their relationship in that era you get me