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Slipstream (1989)

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In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by man's pollution 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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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 man's pollution 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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Trivia

The first film that Mark Hamill worked with Producer Gary Kurtz since Star Wars. He did not produce Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi (1983) as he was replaced by Howard G. Kazanjian after a falling out between Kurtz and George Lucas after Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). See more »

Quotes

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

Barefootin
Performed by Robert Parker
Licenced from Charly Records International A.P.S.
Courtesy of Sansu Enterprises
Composed by Robert Parker courtesy of Bonatemp Publishing
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Classic human/machine angst
10 February 2003 | by (Atwater, USA) – See all my reviews

This film has many of the same elements of say, Asimov's "nightfall" book, and is better than Nightfall the movie. Further this film breaks Mark Hamil out of the naive Hero status Star Wars could have locked him into. The gentleman who plays the android does a very gentlemanly job of it... perhaps inspired by or inspiring TNG Data. I am always moved by this film.


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