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Duffy (1968)

M/PG | | Comedy, Crime | 28 October 1968 (Sweden)
Duffy is a cunning aristocrat of criminals who is hired by Stefane, a young playboy, to hijack a boat carrying several million dollars of his father's fortune. The plot succeeds, with a ... See full summary »



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Duffy is a cunning aristocrat of criminals who is hired by Stefane, a young playboy, to hijack a boat carrying several million dollars of his father's fortune. The plot succeeds, with a little help from Segolene, Stefane's girlfriend - but also with an unexpected, sudden turn of events. Written by alfiehitchie

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boat | wig | vault | telephone call | ship | See All (22) »


Some helpful hints for those who are very rich, very beautiful, very hip, elaborately oversexed, tuned in, turned on, and bored to death. See more »


Comedy | Crime


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Release Date:

28 October 1968 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Duffy, el único  »

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Duffy is based upon the real-life character Albee Baker. The story actually happened in the mid-'50s and was recounted by Albee to the writer, \Pierre de la Salle', who came to know Baker in 1956 while living in New York. See more »


When Duffy and Segolene have their conversation near the end, when she tells him she belongs to no one, her position changes between shots, from standing near the edge of the roadway to moving a good 10 feet closer. See more »


Featured in Donald Cammell: The Ultimate Performance (1998) See more »


I'm Satisfied
by Cynthia Weil, Barry Mann and Ernie Freeman
Sung by Lou Rawls
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Very Hip, Very Funny
24 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

This was a very hip, very funny movie. The plot zig-zags around in completely unexpected turns, and the dialog is full of off-beat humor that you really have to pay attention to get.

The photography is gorgeous as are the locales. It recreates the breezy easy-going style of the Sixties and the overall effect is like having a vacation on the Mediterranean.

Susannah York never looked better. James Mason is laying down his elder statesman's foundation. James Coburn and James Fox are forsaking pretenses of movie idol-hood and are really acting. The under-rated John Alderton shines.

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