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Smile Orange (1976)

PG | | Comedy, Drama | 19 May 1976 (USA)
Based on the stage play by director Trevor Rhone, "Smile Orange" takes a humorous and somewhat acidic view of the tourism business, mostly from the point of view of Ringo, a hustler, con man and waiter.

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Carl Bradshaw ...
Ringo
Glenn Morrison ...
Bus Boy
Stanley Irons ...
Joe
Vaughn Crosskill ...
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Based on the stage play by director Trevor Rhone, "Smile Orange" takes a humorous and somewhat acidic view of the tourism business, mostly from the point of view of Ringo, a hustler, con man and waiter.

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The Jamaican experience

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The car that Ringo drives in the prologue of the film is a 1960-63 Hillman Minx. See more »

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[on why he doesn't eat oranges]
Bus Boy: It rotth your ballth, thar!
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I actually found it a very sad film
30 June 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I actually found it a very sad film. All the humiliations Jamaicans have to go through just in order to feed their families. Enormously stupid and arrogant American guests (I wouldn't want to have my holidays among such folks!). Beer drinking competition and crab races as "entertainment". And Jamaicans really believe that they are "free"??? And that the Cubans are not? I have had holidays in Cuba. All the staff who work with tourists, have dignity and self-respect because they won't starve if they don't please the morons with money. And the entertainment includes salsa lessons and Spanish courses. I would not want to be on holidays in Jamaica after seeing this film (poor waiter who had to sleep with that old fat cow!)and I do sincerely feel sorry for the Jamaican people who are very talented and friendly and certainly deserve better than serving a bunch of idiots.


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