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Three Businessmen (1998)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | October 1998 (USA)
An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool. Similarly, a very proper British art dealer (Alex Cox), who specializes in ... See full summary »

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Alex Cox

Writer:

Tod Davies
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Miguel Sandoval ... Bennie Reyes
Robert Wisdom ... Leroy Jasper
Alex Cox ... Frank King
Andrew Schofield ... Desk Clerk
Isabel Ampudia Isabel Ampudia ... Josefina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Masayoshi Anzai Masayoshi Anzai ... Karaoke Singer / Voice of Cab Driver
Linda Callahan Linda Callahan ... Plutonium Card (voice)
Christine Colvin Christine Colvin ... Liverpool Barmaid
Tod Davies Tod Davies ... Woman in Tramhuis
Adrian Henri Adrian Henri ... Poet
Ina Hernandez Ina Hernandez ... Guadalupe
Adrian Kai Adrian Kai ... Maitre d'
Banshu Matsui Banshu Matsui ... Bar Master
John McMartin ... Liverpool Businessman
Josephine Moss Josephine Moss ... Hand of God
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Storyline

An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool. Similarly, a very proper British art dealer (Alex Cox), who specializes in African art, arrives in the same hotel. The two meet in the hotel's abandoned restaurant and decide to set off in finding an evening meal, which becomes problematic immediately when the Brit reveals he is vegetarian. While following their pursuit of a mutually acceptable meal, the main point of the film is their discourse en route to their various attempts at an eatery. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Alex Cox

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1998 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Netherlands See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Ghost Riders in the Sky
Written by Stan Jones
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Produced and Arranged by Dan Wool
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Funny and Compelling
24 November 1998 | by Fred-30See all my reviews

Alex Cox says this picture isn't "Repo Man," and he's right. It's a neatly constructed and unashamedly intelligent little masterpiece that transports his career to a new plateau of excellence and maturity. Unpretentious and uncompromising, it's sure to be an instant classic.


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