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Countryman (1982)

R | | Drama | 5 July 1982 (Denmark)
A young American couple crash-lands their plane in Jamaica. A fisherman rescues them and leads them away from the authorities, who have fabricated a story about the plane, involving drug and arms smuggling by the CIA, to gain popularity in an upcoming election.

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Dickie Jobson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Countryman Countryman ... Himself
Hiram Keller ... Bobby Lloyd
Carl Bradshaw Carl Bradshaw ... Capt. Benchley
Basil Keane Basil Keane ... Colonel Sinclair
Freshey Richardson Freshey Richardson ... Mosman
Kristina St. Clair Kristina St. Clair ... Beau Porter
Jahman Jahman ... Himself
Papa Threecards Papa Threecards ... Sadu Baba
Munair Zacca Munair Zacca ... Periera
Dee Anthony Dee Anthony ... Mr. Porter
Ronnie McKay Ronnie McKay ... Wax
Claudia Robinson Claudia Robinson ... Woman in White
Ronald Gossop Ronald Gossop ... Biker
Oliver Samuels Oliver Samuels ... Pillion
Chin Chin ... Fish Vendor
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Storyline

A young American couple crash-lands their plane in Jamaica. A fisherman rescues them and leads them away from the authorities, who have fabricated a story about the plane, involving drug and arms smuggling by the CIA, to gain popularity in an upcoming election.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Jamaica

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 1982 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Countryman - Verschollen im Dschungel See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Island See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Final film of model/actor Hiram Keller. See more »

Quotes

Jahman: It's a force of nature, man. That's why there is no need to slay the wicked. Just leave them to face death and they will perish.
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to Bob Marley and the Wailers whose words and music inspired it. See more »

Soundtracks

Big Neck Police
Written by Lee 'Scratch' Perry
Performed by Lee 'Scratch' Perry (as Lee Perry) and The Upsetters
From "Ape-Ology"
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continuity is good, Jamaicans can relate to the real topics.
30 November 2002 | by alzinam2See all my reviews

The politics of the government coupled with the Rastafari is both amusing and interesting folklore (if you please). The acting did not appear fictitious, but native Jamaicans can relate to the rustic implications of obeah. I would love to own it personally.


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