American Neil Bowman is traveling through France when he meets British photographer Lila. They are hired by French land owner Duc de Croyter to escort a Hungarian scientist to New York. But... See full summary »

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Bowman
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Lila
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Duc de Croyter (as Michel Lonsdale)
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Czerda
Michael Bryant ...
Zuger
Serge Marquand ...
Ferenc
Marianne Eggerickx ...
Cecile
Françoise Brion ...
Stella
Vania Vilers ...
Vania
Manitas De Plata ...
Ricardo
Jean-Pierre Cargol ...
Jules
Jean-Pierre Castaldi ...
Pierre
Jean Michaux ...
Waiter
Alan Scott ...
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Jean-Yves Gautier ...
Gendarme (as Jean-Yves Gauthier)
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American Neil Bowman is traveling through France when he meets British photographer Lila. They are hired by French land owner Duc de Croyter to escort a Hungarian scientist to New York. But they soon realize that the job is not a cushy number, and have to deal with a gang of kidnappers who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the scientist. Written by measham

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Guns of Navarone - Where Eagles Dare - When Eight Bells Toll - AND NOW... [UK Theatrical]


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28 August 1974 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Takaa ajo Vaccaresiin  »

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Pretty, unexcitable stuff
5 July 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

It's a shame that such a lame plot should be hung on such picturesque locations, with some documentary style reportage shoved in for extra length. A shorter film may have held the tension a little more, and a more charismatic lead may not have mangled his lines so much. The female lead also, was not allowed to do enough resulting in a pretty but boring affair. It builds towards the end but the lead actor's own redemption is too little too late and should have been revealed earlier in the film. Not awful, just a pity. Unexciting but nice enough to grace TV schedules of the early hours.


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