Buster is a small time crook who pulls a big time job. When he finds that the police will not let the case drop, he goes into hiding and can't contact his wife and child. He arranges to meet them in Mexico where he thinks they can begin again, but finds that he must choose between his family and freedom. Written by
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A Family Man... A Dreamer... A Thief
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Did You Know?
In May 2016, BBC One showed a version of this film, that confusingly, was a semi-cropped letterboxed academy ratio version, with left and right side bars, even though the film was shot in a wider widescreen ratio, that would fill 16:9, as seen on the trailer. Seemingly, the only broadcast version of the film, currently available, is a late 80s telecine academy ratio VHS release version master. This version has been broadcast recently since the UK introduced HD widescreen. It's currently unclear as to the status of the original production elements to generate a widescreen HD re-master.. See more
In the opening scenes, when Buster walks off wearing a new suit he has just stolen, a Vespa P range motor scooter is visible. That model was introduced in 1977. See more
Rollin', rollin', rollin', rollin', ro-... BLAADY 'ELL!
Buster Edwards never got the deal he hoped for. On the 9th December 1966 he was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for conspiring to rob Her Majesty's Royal Mail Train. See more
Goin' Loco Down in Acapuclo
Performed by The Four Tops
Written by Lamont Dozier
/ Phil Collins
Courtesy of Hit & Run Music Ltd./Buster Films Ltd.
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