A Show of Force

Film, Thrillers
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Amid turbulent events in Puerto Rico, in 1978, TV reporter Irving uncovers the hand of the FBI in killings intended to influence the local elections. There might be a sound documentary to be made from this material, but between the fact and the drama Barreto's film falls oddly flat. Watch out for Phillips cast against type as an eccentric heavy, but blink a couple of times and you'll miss Duvall and Garcia - strongly billed, barely featured.

By: TJ

Release details

Duration: 93 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Bruno Barreto
Screenwriter: John Strong, Evan Jones
Cast: Amy Irving
Robert Duvall
Andy Garcia
Lou Diamond Phillips
Kevin Spacey
Joe Campanella
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