James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia and C.I.A. operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed accountant Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try to recover the money himself.
A master art forger and his partner in crime, an art expert who can vouch for the authenticity of the forgeries, are making a bundle. An art dealer figures out their scheme but agrees to keep quiet if they forge some art lost in WWII.
War veterans visit a lakeside cabin for a week of shooting, drinking, etc. but find the cabin being looked after by a young caretaker named David. When David's status as a war deserter is revealed, all hell breaks loose.
James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia and C.I.A. operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try to recover the money, while saving the beautiful Lise Hatcher (hopefully for himself).Written by
This was a boom time for Canadian co-productions, due to new tax breaks. Richard Harris and Christopher Plummer were due to re-team for another Canadian movie "The Burning Book", but this collapsed, due to lack of finance. See more »
It just makes you wonder what the screenwriter was thinking.
Okay lads, we'll have sword fighting, car chases and crashes, a pony and trap chase, people flying into water in their vehicles and slowly sinking, horses and oooh, I know, let's get some laughs with people sneezing and getting trapped in lift doors.
Just as you can't quite believe what you're watching, we have s peeded up sequence with people talking speeded up like Benny Hill used to do.
Why Christopher Plummer, just why?
Richard Harris had the oddest accent I've heard in a while.
Thank goodness for Beverley D'Angelo who at least looked amazing.
There's a line during the showdown on the CN Tower that says
"Leave them, they're idiots"
Advice I probably should have taken!
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