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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 ...
Policeman #1
Njoroge Ngoima ...
Policeman #2
Douglas Chege ...
Policeman #3
Jonathan Atherton ...
Thug #1
Gary Fernance ...
Thug #2
Shane Mwigerere ...
Thug #2
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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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A Missão E o Diamante  »

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References Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) See more »

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Nothin' We Can Do
Written by Chris Farren
Performed by Chris Farren & Amy Holland
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Not bad.
20 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Entertaining TV movie with fine performances by the two leads. Worth seeing, though more than a little derivative of THE AFRICAN QUEEN (and it also steals one of the most famous lines from CASABLANCA). **½/****


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