Ffolkes [DVD] [1980]

This witty thriller is finally released on DVD in a simple but effective presentation. Ffolkes has been given a letterboxed transfer in its original widescreen aspect ratio; the image has also been enhanced for 16 x 9 playback on widescreen monitors. The audio, in English, has been mastered in Dolby Digital Mono, while the disc also features optional subtitles in French and Spanish. No bonus material has been included.
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Ffolkes
Roger Moore took a brief vacation from playing James Bond in this witty adventure drama. Rufus Excalibur ffolkes (Moore), who for some reason prefers not to capitalize his last name, is a scuba-diving adventurer for hire with a sharp mind, a quick wit, a fondness for cats, and a certain distrust of women. When terrorist Lou Kramer (Anthony Perkins) takes over an oil drilling platform in the North Sea and threatens to blow it sky high if his demands are not met, ffolkes is called in by Admiral Brinsden (James Mason) to foil Kramer's scheme before it's too late. ffolkes, also released as North Sea Hijack and Assault Force, was based on the novel Esther, Ruth, and Jennifer by Jack Davies, who also penned the screenplay ("Esther, Ruth, and Jennifer," incidentally, are the code names for the ship, drilling rig, and platform seized by Kramer in the film). ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Roger Moore
    Roger Moore - Rufus Excalibur ffolkes
  • Anthony Perkins
    Anthony Perkins - Lou Kramer
  • Michael Parks
    Michael Parks - Shulman
  • David Hedison
    David Hedison - King
  • Jack Watson
    Jack Watson - Olafsen

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