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Russian Roulette

  • Film

Time Out says

With the producers, director, and a number of the cast associated with Robert Altman films, one might have expected something a little more idiosyncratic than this straightforward thriller. Set in Vancouver prior to a visit by Kosygin, the film follows the sudden upsurge of movement by the Russians, the CIA and the Canadian Secret Police around a suspected plot to assassinate the Russian premier. Lombardo handles it all quite comfortably, dealing best with the action set pieces, and getting solid performances from most of the cast, with Segal as reliable as ever as a reluctant recruit to the espionage game.

Release Details

  • Duration:93 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Lou Lombardo
  • Screenwriter:Tom Ardies, Stanley Mann, Arnold Margolin
  • Cast:
    • George Segal
    • Cristina Raines
    • Denholm Elliott
    • Gordon Jackson
    • Richard Romanus
    • Bo Brundin
    • Val Avery
    • Louise Fletcher
    • Nigel Stock
    • Peter Donat
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