CUBA: Misadventure

Directed by Richard Lester Screenplay by Charles Wood

Havana on the eve of revolution: Batista's people clinging to their corrupt ways; Castro's men closing in on the cap ital; and Sean Connery, as a soldier of fortune, flying in to try to help the govern ment turn the tide. Sounds lively.

But right away, Connery spies his lost love, Brooke Adams. Then and there the picture goes blank. As blank as the lady's face, which Director Lester dwells on obsessively, as if fascinated by an actress who uses the same expression in all her scenes. Eventually, she leaves Connery. Her playboy husband...

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