Official Secrets (2019)
Ralph Fiennes: Ben Emmerson
Ben Emmerson : Following orders is not a defense to a war crime.
Ben Emmerson : Why did you keep her in a state of distress for a year before you brought charges?
Ken Macdonald : The services wanted to make an example of her. If we'd dropped the case any earlier, what kind of messages would that have sent?
Ben Emmerson : Do me a favour, Ken. Go and fish somewhere else.