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Jakarta (1988)

A CIA agent roams the streets of New York haunted by the death of the beautiful woman he fell in love with while on assignment in Jakarta. When he is kidnapped and drugged, the destination ... See full summary »

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Charles Kaufman
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Noth ... Falco (as Christopher Noth)
Suzee Pai ... Esha (as Sue Francis Pai)
Frans Tumbuan Frans Tumbuan ... Jack (as Franz Tumbuan)
Ronald Hunter ... Dolph
Zoraya Perucha Zoraya Perucha ... Lola
D.J. Sharp ... Bernie (as David Sharp)
David Gale ... DeJames
Doyok Sudarmadji Doyok Sudarmadji ... Taxi Driver (as Doyok)
Judith Cohen Judith Cohen ... Porno Cashier
Mick O'Rourke ... Suitman
Elizabeth Burrelle Elizabeth Burrelle ... C.I.A. Secretary
Farryl Lovett Farryl Lovett ... Fake Esha
Henky Nero Henky Nero ... Apartment Man #1
H. Kosim Betawi H. Kosim Betawi ... Doll Gang Member
Rengga Takengon Rengga Takengon ... Doll Gang Member
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A CIA agent roams the streets of New York haunted by the death of the beautiful woman he fell in love with while on assignment in Jakarta. When he is kidnapped and drugged, the destination is Jakarta once again where he tries to unravel the mystery that is the city which broke him three years earlier. Written by Anonymous

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Thriller

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Country:

Indonesia

Language:

English | Indonesian

Release Date:

December 1989 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Triangle Invasion See more »

Filming Locations:

Indonesia

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Spygames Indonesian style.
13 November 2007 | by haildevilmanSee all my reviews

Great foundation. The execution? Toss-up.

The Nothster plays an ex CIA agent with a recurring romantic nightmare.

The agency wants him back, but he keeps running away so...they force him back to Jakarta.

Jakarta was mostly used for scenery and atmosphere here. Any city would have given a similar result with this plot.

Noth has a girl in his past that he thinks has been nixed. Has she? We head for 'nesia to see. Chase scenes commence. And of course he has an old buddy there. For words from said buddy? "Make it Johnny Walker Black...on me." Hey, he just happened to be in that bar.

The acting wasn't bad really. The cast did their best and created some pretty tense moments.

The chase into the XXX theater was funny. ("Look at the size of that...PIPE.") And the Indonesian puppet shows lent a bit of flair as well. Even if it had little to do with the story.

For fans of Asian based actioners only.


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