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Garfield Andrews ... Panama Hat Man
Themmis Anno ... Turkish Man
Barry Ashley ... Ahmet
Conrad Bergschneider ... Lorenzo
Al Bernardo ... Sam Olivido
Peter Blais ... Bald Man

Jason Blicker ... Frankie
Donald Burns ... Thief

Ellen Dubin ... Saleslady
Patty Elsasser ... Flo
J.J. Evans ... Black Tenant
Diane Fabian ... Matron #3
David Fox ... Bum
Michael Gaitt ... Boy
Cecil Halliway ... Charlie
Kay Hawtrey ... Matron #1 (as Kay Hawtry)
Kate Healey ... Nurse #1
Florence Hill ... Matron #2

Carol Kane ... Maria
Géza Kovács ... Carmine (as Geza Kovacs)
Tex Konig ... Russian Man
Elena Kudaba ... Lady with Purse (as Elena Kuduba)

Jerry Levitan ... O'Grady
Amy Lyle ... Harriet
Mark Melymick ... Guy
Darlene Mignacco ... Nora (as Darlene Mignaco)
Ray Paisley ... Cop #1
Patrick Patterson ... Captain
Anne Pellett ... Egg Lady
Doris Petrie ... Mother Comisso
Lou Pitoscia ... Vincenzo (as Lou Pitoscias)

Judge Reinhold ... Ernie
Colleen Reynolds ... Fat Woman
Vito Rezza ... Sidney
Frank Ruffo ... Goon
Errol Slue ... Willie (voice)
Alexandra Stapley ... Angelica (as Alex Stapley)
Holly Stapley ... Angelica
Evelyn Stewart ... Nurse #2
Barry Stillwell ... Business Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jordan-Patrick Marcantonio ... Homeless Boy (uncredited)

Directed by
Francis Schaeffer  (as Francis A. Schaeffer)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Javier Bonafont  uncredited
Damian Lee 
Doug Moore  story
James Shavick 

Produced by
Yvonne Buckingham .... executive producer
Helder Goncalves .... associate producer
Damian Lee .... producer
Henry Less .... executive producer
Curtis Petersen .... co-producer (as Curtis Peterson)
Alexander Ruge .... associate producer
Original Music by
Ronald J. Weiss 
Cinematography by
Curtis Petersen 
Film Editing by
Doug Caron  (as Douglas Caron)
Allan Mestel 
Casting by
Kim Everest 
Art Direction by
Jim Murrin 
Set Decoration by
Caroline Gee 
Costume Design by
Kate Healey 
Makeup Department
Ma Kalaadevi Ananda .... makeup artist (as Marilyn Carbone)
Marie Nardella .... makeup department head
Dean Sadler .... hair stylist
Dean Sadler .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Franco Columbu .... executive in charge of production
Paul Coss .... executive in charge of production
George Flak .... unit business manager
Helder Goncalves .... production manager
Barbara Javitz .... executive in charge of production
Jeff Sackman .... executive in charge of production
Melanie Topp .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephen Carr .... second assistant director
Armand Leo .... first assistant director
Curtis Petersen .... second unit director
Marcel Saumure .... third assistant director
Art Department
Jeff Mawle .... property master
Sound Department
Jack Heeren .... foley recordist
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
Allen Ormerod .... sound re-recording mixer
Valentin Pricop .... sound mixer
Alban Streeter .... supervising sound editor
Jim Thompson .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Ron Craig .... special effects
Stan Zuwala .... special effects
Matt Birman .... stunts
Eric Bryson .... stunts
Mark Burton .... stunts
Shane Cardwell .... stunts
John Gillespie .... stunts
Ted Hanlan .... stunts
Dwayne McLean .... stunts
Ken Quinn .... stunt coordinator
Helen Scott .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Johnny Askwith .... gaffer
Dennis Beauchamp .... camera operator
Dennis Beauchamp .... director of photography: second unit
Michael Chisholm .... best boy electric
Richard Eagan .... second assistant camera
Shelagh Fox .... still photographer
Charles A. Gould .... key grip
John Medland .... still photographer
Doug Nelson .... third assistant camera
Curtis Petersen .... camera operator: "a" camera
John Rogers .... gaffer: second unit
Franco Tata .... best boy grip
Pat Williams .... first assistant camera
Editorial Department
Cathy Rait .... color timer
Transportation Department
Dennis Kuss .... transportation coordinator
Katy Turpin .... transportation captain
Other crew
Leslie Druker .... script supervisor
Monica Glanert .... location manager
Kris Michaels .... production coordinator
Jennifer Moore .... double: Ms. Kane

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Argentina:90 min | Germany:86 min
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
What was this meant to be?, 11 February 2002
Author: bob the moo from United Kingdom

When mob widow Maria goes to the airport with her daughter she accidentally kills the mobster who killed her husband. With the guy's brother on her tail Maria jumps into Ernie's taxi to get away. To save her daughter, Maria leaves her in the cab and runs. Ernie initially tries to return the girl, but then becomes more concerned with ensuring that Maria and Angelica can get away safely.

When a film's headline stars are Judge Reinhold and Carol Kane, you know that you're not talking multi-million blockbuster material. However Reinhold has made some good, albeit cheap, movies recently and you never know. However this tries to be too much - maybe because the director didn't know what he wanted. At the start it plays like a thriller, then it becomes a chase movie, once the baby gets left it becomes a comedy and a romance before reverting back to chase and thriller for the finale. None of it convinces and none of it works. There are no real thrills, no excitement and certainly no laughs or romantic sparks.

The cast are naturally poor because they have nothing to do. Reinhold just looks bored as he is trapped doing the `man with a cute kid routine'. Kane is OK but never looks like a lead actresses or a mob widow. As for the twins that play Angelica, they are sickingly cute! (but is that what this film needed?)

Overall this film doesn't know what it wants to be and tries to cover 5 or 6 different genres at different stages. This gives it a disjointed feel and ultimately is the reason it all fails. It would have been much better to throw in a lot of good gags and play the whole thing tongue in cheek for laughs.

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