After a workaholic banker journeys to Monaco to investigate the suspicious activities of a company, he finds himself framed for murder and running for his life.

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Martin Raikes
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Jake Mellows
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Lela Forin (as Judith Godreche)
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Oleg Butraskaya (as Rade Sherbedgia)
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Michel Cote
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The workaholic head of the compliance section of a New York bank flies to Monaco to investigate unusual deposits from an offshore bank and meets a down-on-his-luck international film star who has become embroiled in criminal activities. Written by Anonymous

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He's running for his life and running out of time. See more »

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Drama | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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26 May 2005 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Quicksand - Gefangen im Treibsand  »

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Trivia

The movie is similar in plot to the unfinished and abandoned 1974 film project "Jackpot" with Richard Burton, Charlotte Rampling, and James Coburn or Robert Mitchum. See more »

Goofs

The dead girl in the bed in the start of the movie blinks, not only once, but twice (!) before the sheet lying over her is pulled away. See more »

Quotes

Jake Mellows: And ypu, you cow, you hired people to make it look real... make me look like a prat!
Lela Forin: That wasn't so hard to do?
Jake Mellows: I want my money!
Lela Forin: You gambled most of it away. They kept you in debt so you couldn't walk away.
Jake Mellows: They still owe me half a million!
Lela Forin: They never intended to pay you.
Jake Mellows: Yeah, well, they forget who I am!
Lela Forin: They know exactly who you are, Jake, a washed-up, desparate action man who doesn't know he's past his prime.
Jake Mellows: Me! Past my prime! No actor is ever past his prime. Look, look at Jessica Tandy in ...
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References Goldfinger (1964) See more »

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Sensualite
Written by Andy Hyphar and Simon Hyphar
Performed by Simon Hyphar
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3 September 2003 | by (Ramat-Gan, Israel) – See all my reviews

"Quicksand", a film directed by the man who made the mighty "Long Good Friday", is about a million miles away from that film. It is an action movie in the vein of "The Fugitive", messily made with an average result from the two lead actors. While the movie has nothing much going for it, after renting it on DVD I must confess that I watched it 'till the end and enjoyed it's

trashiness. So... if you've got too much spare time (like I do) and feel like a nice, B-movie night at home, you could do much worse than renting "Quicksand". Just don't expect another "Long Good Friday", maybe a "Short Trashy Monday".


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