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Florida Straits (1986)

A man who spent 20 years in Cuban prison after the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion and a boat captain and his crew go covertly to Cuba to find a cache of gold buried during the invasion. But can they trust each other?

Director:

Mike Hodges

Writer:

Roderick Taylor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Raul Julia ... Carlos Jayne
Fred Ward ... Lucky Boone
Daniel Jenkins ... Mac
Jaime Sánchez ... Innocente (as Jaime Sanchez)
Victor Argo ... Pablo
Ilka Tanya Payan Ilka Tanya Payan ... Carmen
Antonio Fargas ... El Gato Negro
Jesse Corti ... Guido
Raúl Dávila Raúl Dávila ... Esteban (as Raul Davila)
Simon Frederick Simon Frederick ... Beer Handler
Ed Grady ... Lenny
Olivia Griego Olivia Griego ... Carmen's Daughter
Mario R. Griego Mario R. Griego ... Patrol Boat Captain
Dani Gulledge Dani Gulledge ... Danny's Girlfriend
Cedric Guthrie Cedric Guthrie ... Danny
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A man who spent 20 years in Cuban prison after the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion and a boat captain and his crew go covertly to Cuba to find a cache of gold buried during the invasion. But can they trust each other?

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Greed for gold drove them into an unimaginable hell... Would they escape with their lives?


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ciesniny Florydy See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$43,971
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A little gem
5 January 2011 | by crystalartSee all my reviews

This is one of my favorite films, and it's almost unknown.

It's Raul Julia at his best, and Fred Ward doing an excellent job.

I was surprised when I recognized Daniel Jenkins and remembered his role in "O.C. & Stiggs", another favorite of mine.It's also almost unknown.

Take a look at this one if you have a chance, and have an hour and a half of enjoyment.

It's creative, imaginative, and full of unexpected surprises.

Oddly enough, I think this is a film that is totally without females actresses. Except for Raul's "love of his life".

The scene where Raul changes into his all white attire in order to look his best when he meets his lost love is a cinemagraphic tour-de-force.


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