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Ted Bafaloukos (writer)
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Release Date:
1978 (Jamaica) See more »
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It's dangerous
Plot:
Horsemouth sets himself up in business selling records but when gangsters steal his bike things start to turn nasty... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
fun art house flick See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace ... Horsemouth
Richard 'Dirty Harry' Hall ... Dirty Harry
Monica Craig ... Madgie
Marjorie Norman ... Sunshine
Jacob Miller ... Jakes
Gregory Isaacs ... Jah Tooth (as Gregory Issacs)
Winston Rodney ... Burning Spear
Frank Dowding ... Kiddus-I
Robbie Shakespeare ... Robbie
Big Youth ... Big Youth (as Manley Buchanan)
Leroy Smart ... Himself
Lester Bullocks ... Dillinger
Ashley Harris ... Higher
Peter Honiball ... Honeyball
L. Lindo ... Jack Ruby
Trevor Douglas ... Leggo Beast
Herman Davis ... Bongo Herman
Raymond Hall ... Jeep Man
Junior Wilby ... Natty Majesty
Robert Van Campbell ... Jah Wise
Errol Brown ... Knatty Garfield
Syndrel Easington ... T. Dread
Berris Simpson ... Prince Hammer
Theophilus Beckford ... Easy Snapping
Phylip Richards ... John Dread
Winston Thompson ... Dr. Alimantado
Joe Gibbs ... Himself
Sandy McLeod ... Tourist

Directed by
Ted Bafaloukos  (as Theodoros Bafaloukos)
 
Writing credits
Ted Bafaloukos (writer) (as Theodoros Bafaloukos)

Produced by
Patrick Hulsey .... producer
Avrom Robin .... associate producer
David Streit .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Peter Sova 
 
Film Editing by
Susan Steinberg 
 
Art Direction by
Lilly Kilvert 
 
Production Management
Monty Diamond .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Monty Diamond .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Nigel Noble .... sound
Kit Whitmore .... sound recordist
Ron Kalish .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Marritz .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Leslie Gaulin .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Todd Kasow .... music editor
 
Other crew
Shelley Houis .... production office coordinator
Sandy McLeod .... script supervisor
 
Thanks
Terence Dackombe .... grateful acknowledgment
 

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USA:100 min
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Marjorie Norman, who plays Sunshine, was discovered by the producer and director when they were on a recce for one of the village locations used in the film. She returned to her village life immediately after filming was completed.See more »
Quotes:
Horsemouth:Give thanks, Higher.
Higher:I-wah.
Horsemouth:True Rasta.
Higher:How the-I feeling now?
Horsemouth:I-man feel I-ney now.
Higher:You must feel upful some more. You will feel more upful within time. The man is advancing - him just survive.
Horsemouth:True, true.
Higher:I-rey. Within a time I and I can get a bath.
Horsemouth:I like the-I to cook up some Ital, Rasta.
Higher:The Ital scene is coverage. One need the Ital in ever'ting to survive. The Ital don't stop. So I and I forward within this time.
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Movie Connections:
Remake of Bicycle Thieves (1948)See more »
Soundtrack:
Midnite RockSee more »

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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
fun art house flick, 30 May 2003
Author: CatTales from United States

You don't have to be a reggae fan to enjoy this film (it's not a concert film); the scene compositions are unobtrusively beautiful and thoughtful, and sucked me in. This might seem unsurprising since the director has an art photography background, but he achieves in his directorial debut what most directors only dream about. The plot, acting and music combine to make a very fun, laid back movie and a pleasure to watch. It's a shame it's the director's only film.

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