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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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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 »

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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 »

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

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I'm Satisfied
by Cynthia Weil, Barry Mann and Ernie Freeman
Sung by Lou Rawls
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Under-rated thriller, very hip.
14 April 1999 | by (Ann Arbor, Michigan) – See all my reviews

This film features gorgeous photography on the Mediterranean and a plot that I never found predictable. It's very stylish and has cool music, including a great tune by soul singer Lou Rawls. James Coburn, James Fox and James Mason are all very good in it, as is the beautiful Susannah York. The plot involves the theft of money from a ship on the Mediterranean Sea. It's James Mason's sons that steal his money, and it's what follows that gives the film it's intrigue. Definitely worth watching.


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