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An American journalist travels to Istanbul with his daughter to find information about the family of his son-in-law. Something terrifying seems to have happened to them. They soon find themselves in a dangerous plot including weapons smuggling. Written by
Ulf Kjell Gür
Despite being a rather high budget movie this Swedish/Turkish co-production was only shown twice in Sweden, at the small movie theater "Fågel Blå" in Stockholm. The total audience was 84, of which 25 paid for their tickets. The reason for this was that no distributor was interested in the movie, which meant the production company itself had to show it in order to get their SEK 3.6 million funding from the Swedish Film Institute. See more »
Timothy Bottoms is my favourite actor and I try to watch every film in which he was cast. I happened to have the chance to watch this one, but after such rejection by the users, I had no great expectations.
Anyway, what would we wait of a film starring Timothy Bottoms (The Last Picture Show), Twiggy (The Boy Friend) and Robert Morley (Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?)... certainly nothing less than what we are given. A good picture.
The whole film is quite good and never boring. I do recommend it to anyone who likes espionage thrillers and is interested in watching great performances.
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