This interesting movie
from the height of the apartheid government
South Africa tells the tale of Michael Caine and his
Lawyer/activist wife,(Miss Prunelle Gee) shielding fugitive Sidney Poitier in a chase by Police and army
across the country carrying diamonds not meant to fall into the hands of the
black opposition, and finally ending at the Border with nearby Botswana.
The Dutch Major on the chase of the fleeing trio played by Mr.Nicol Williamson
who recently died in Amsterdam at his home there additionally, declares that he
is never going to be put on a boat by a Zulu tribe member instead and sent off
from the country he has built along with his people, in an exchange with a
British copper who asks if it is the"same country" they are seeking to protect.
Michael Rizzo Chessman