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Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair (1990)

The story of the hijacking of the Italian luxury liner Achille Lauro by four Palestinians.

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Renzo Montagnani ...
Joseph Nasser ...
Molqi
Rebecca Schaeffer ...
Cheryl
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Antonio
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Margot
Bernard Fresson ...
Pierre
Yossi Ashdot ...
Assadi
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Helmut
Maurizio Benazzo ...
Michele
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Gen. Davies
Adriana Innocenti
Saïd Amadis ...
Abul
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Genua, 3rd October 1985. Together with over 500 other passengers Margot and Pierre Bergeron, a married couple from France, the Serafinis, an Italian family, Anne Higgins, an Englishwoman, Gitta and Helmut Holzer from Germany and an American couple called Marilyn and Leon Klinghoffer board the 'Achille Lauro'. The mood is cheerful and relaxed, everyone is looking forward to twelve days of sun, sea and peace. No one suspects that there are four Palestinian terrorists among the passengers: Al Assadi, Fatayer, Al Ashker and Molqi, their leader. The ship puts to sea in perfect weather. Three marvellous days follow. Everyone appears to be happy and contented. But in the case of some of the passengers appearances are deceiving. Marilyn Klinghoffer, for example, only pretends to her crippled husband that she is well and happy; in reality she is seriously ill with cancer and knows that this will be her last voyage. She does not want to upset her husband, however. A crisis is brewing between ... Written by Anonymous

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29 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Entführung der Achille Lauro  »

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According to the NY Times, the film was shot inside the actual Achille Lauro cruiser. She sank in 1994 after an uncontrolled fire incident. See more »

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F-14 Pilot: [about to intercept terrorist plane] Greetings! It's show time.
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Come Sail Away
Orchestrated and Conducted by Ennio Morricone
Lyrics by Leonie Gane
Performed by Renée Fleming
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at least still conserve a lots of truth !
18 July 2003 | by (State of Kuwait) – See all my reviews

This common TV movie (as clear above) the famous story of hijacking of tourist steamship Achille Lauro from four palestinians , ( Joseph Nasser is the commander ) traditional in his political destination but it very good executant as film .

The Best ROLE for Joseph Nasser .


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