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The Lion of Africa (1988)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  1988 (West Germany)
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An idealistic young female doctor hires a hard drinking cynical truck driver to take her to town to buy medical supplies for a tribe stricken with cholera. She offers him payment in diamonds sought out by sinister parties.

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Sam Marsh
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Grace Danet
Joseph Shiloach ...
Valentim
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Henry Piggot
Carl Andrews ...
Jemmy Banta
Katherine Schofield ...
Cecilia
Joe Chege ...
Wallace
Tony Msalame ...
African Doctor
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Sergeant
Peter Kimani ...
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Njoroge Ngoima ...
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Douglas Chege ...
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Jonathan Atherton ...
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Gary Fernance ...
Thug #2
Shane Mwigerere ...
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An idealistic young female doctor hires a hard drinking cynical truck driver to take her to town to buy medical supplies for a tribe stricken with cholera. She offers him payment in diamonds sought out by sinister parties.

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Written by Robert Hackl (as Bob Hackl)
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Better than most TV-movies
9 February 2000 | by (Skive,Denmark) – See all my reviews

This TV movie is a whole lot better than usual for TV-movies,in short it's a modern interpretation of African Queen,good solid acting and actually funny.Instead of moving up a river as in African Queen,they use a truck,of an absolutely elderly model,but with its' own personality.


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