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Esmeralda Bay (1989)
"La bahía esmeralda" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama | War  -  18 May 1989 (France)
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A priest secretly leads rebels in their struggle against the corrupt military dictatorship of the Central American country of Puerto Santo.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Madero
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Wilson
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Ramos
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Andres (as Ramon Sheen)
Silvia Tortosa ...
Linda Wilson
Craig Hill ...
Jonathan Perry
Teri Vallee ...
Anita Wilson (as Terry Vallee)
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Luis
Daniel Grimm ...
Antonio (as Harrison Grimm)
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Hotelier
Jean-Pierre Delamour ...
Captain
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Priest
Karin Well ...
Lina Wilson
Piper
Daniel Katz
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A priest secretly leads rebels in their struggle against the corrupt military dictatorship of the Central American country of Puerto Santo.

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ESP 11,622,382 (Spain)
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Antonio Mayans acted in many films under the stage name "Robert Foster" because of his resemblance to Robert Forster. This caused some film databases to mistakenly credit Forster with Spanish-language films that in which he did not appear. Mayans apologized to Forster who accepted. See more »

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Spiritual music
Written by Daniel White
Guitarist: Louis Alborado
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Pretty entertaining howler made by Jesus Franco.
21 December 2003 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Esmeralda Bay" is a low-budget action hilarity made by Jesus Franco.The film is filled with completely amateurish action scenes that are more than laughable.The cast is pretty familiar for fans of European cult cinema,including Robert Forster,George Kennedy,Fernando Rey,Brett Halsey,Lina Romay and Karin Well.The complete lack of sleazy exploitation is especially hard to forgive.The film is quite entertaining,but I expected more from the master of exploitation.Still it's worth checking out just for its cast.5 out of 10.


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