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Slipstream (1989)

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In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Kitty Aldridge ...
Belitski
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Matt Owens
Susan Leong ...
Abigail
Alkis Kritikos ...
Cook 'Petrois'
Tony Alleff ...
Bartender
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1st man at table
George Camiller ...
2nd man at table
Diana Defries ...
Woman Construction Worker
Gay Baynes ...
Rosie
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Montclaire
Paul Reynolds ...
Travis
Eris Akman ...
Blind Boy's Father
Eleanor David ...
Ariel
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Storyline

In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, planning to get the bounty himself. These in turn try to hunt the two men down. Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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A science-fiction spectacular! See more »

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

2 June 1989 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

A Fúria do Vento  »

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1.85 : 1
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Never given a cinema release in the USA. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Will Tasker: It's over! It's finished! End of chase!
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Soundtracks

Estrela Brilhante
Performed by Nana Vasconcelos
Written by Nana Vasconcelos (uncredited)
Courtesy of Antilles New Directions
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Very interesting, absorbing and visually provocative film.
30 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I couldn't agree more (previous post re: underrated) this movie was a truly entertaining surprise and I have been trying to find it ever since my husband and i rented it one night after pretty much working our way thru the other rentals at our local video store. Our expectations were not particularly high but we ended up really enjoying this film. The premise is not particularly new - post apocalyptic and all...but the approach and the vision presented of earth at this point is truly refreshing. I think it's a shame that it just didn't get the kind of studio support and exposure that it deserved. I definitely recommend it - you won't be sorry, it's just a very interesting, very well put together movie.


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