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Fair Game (1988)

Mamba (original title)
Gene, a clever but seriously deranged computer-game designer, has been left by his wife Eva. Unable to win her back, he decides to take revenge by locking Eva in her new apartment, inside which he has released a deadly mamba snake.

Director:

Mario Orfini

Writers:

Mario Orfini (story), Lidia Ravera | 1 more credit »
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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
Trudie Styler ... Eva
Gregg Henry ... Gene
Bill Moseley ... Frank
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Gene, a clever but seriously deranged computer-game designer, has been left by his wife Eva. Unable to win her back, he decides to take revenge by locking Eva in her new apartment, inside which he has released a deadly mamba snake.

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Alternate Versions

All UK versions are cut by 4 secs to remove a shot of a mamba attacking a rabbit. See more »

Connections

Features Betty Boop's Life Guard (1934) See more »

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I Am Alive
Performed by Edie Lehmann Boddicker
Arranged by Anthony Marinelli (uncredited)
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Can't Believe This Was Ever Released in Any Medium
25 March 2010 | by stevecliffSee all my reviews

I had the dubious pleasure of attending a pre-screening of this movie at a Los Angeles studio in 1987 or 1988, and I find it really hard to believe that it ever made it out of editing room garbage cans. On the other hand, maybe I should take that back; there are good bad movies, and there are bad bad movies, and I have to admit that I really enjoyed guffawing in disbelief throughout this one. Still, my favorite part of the screening was filling out the evaluation form after seeing this gem: I have never had a more fruitful opportunity to exercise my limited abilities in sardonic wit. If I remember correctly, that document was my masterpiece in the genre. I wish I had a copy. Many thanks to my friend and student at the time, Sergio Canto, who got the passes to the screening.

P.S. I could take a line or two to outline what I remember about the plot of the "film," but that's as much as the writer did, so I guess I won't bother.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1989 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Fair Game See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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