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Alex Laney, a professional killer, is hired to be the bodyguard of Robert Nile in the City of Cape, in South Africa. Robert Nile is the witness of prosecution of Christ, a powerful gangster... See full summary »

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Alex Laney
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Erika
Simon Mabija ...
Christo Nichol (as Simon Majiba)
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Nicholas Farrel
Jeane Manson ...
Helena
Mode Theu ...
Sipho
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Ryan Tyler
Morgan Howell ...
Young Robert - age 8
Graeme Du Plessis ...
Kai Coetzee ...
Young Alex
Dorette Potgieter ...
Alex's Mother
Peter Krummeck ...
Alex's Father
Louw Venter ...
Marco
Benjamin Ajogri ...
Dekgembe
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Alex Laney, a professional killer, is hired to be the bodyguard of Robert Nile in the City of Cape, in South Africa. Robert Nile is the witness of prosecution of Christ, a powerful gangster and practitioner of voodoo. Alex Laney has a personal drama: when he was a child, he saw his father and mother be killed by a gunman. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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4 June 2004 (Italy)  »

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When Robert Nile drives away in the desert, a man dressed in a white T-shirt is visible in the upper right corner of the screen. See more »

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Farrell: This is Africa... African rules!
[Alex draws his gun]
Farrell: Oh shit!
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How many alternative adjectives for terrible can I think of?
25 September 2005 | by (Cape Town, SA) – See all my reviews

This film (available here on DVD) was so terrible, that it was - without hesitation - switched off within 20 minutes. At first flattering to see the Mother City in which I reside covered with quick cuts from moving cars etc etc, but this is not a sight-seeing documentary, nor is it aiming to be! The acting is most amateur and the plot written by imbeciles. As mentioned in a previous review, little really makes any sense. I really didn't care: with so many movies to choose from this was without hesitation dumped back on the rental counter. BTW, I've seen many dodgy movies in the last few years with Dennis Hopper and as for Christopher Lambert: 'one dimensional' comes to mind, I'm afraid.


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