Blue Ice (film)

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Blue Ice
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Written by Ron Hutchinson
Directed by Russell Mulcahy
Starring Michael Caine
Sean Young
Ian Holm
Country of originUnited Kingdom
United States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Running time100 minutes
Production company HBO Pictures
Distributor HBO
Budget$7,000,000
Release
Original releaseJuly 31, 1993 (1993-07-31)

Blue Ice is a 1992 crime thriller film directed by Russell Mulcahy and starring Michael Caine and Sean Young.

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Premise

Blue Ice is a crime thriller involving a former spy (Caine), who is a jazz-club owner, who becomes immersed again in the world of espionage and counter-intelligence. [1]

Cast

The band in Harry's club is portrayed by a number of accomplished musicians, including Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts [2]

Production

According to the credits, the character of "Harry Anders" is based on the Ted Allbeury character "Tad Anders." The character was featured in Allbeury's novels Snowball, Palomino Blonde and The Judas Factor. In the books he is described as being of Polish-British descent; in the movie he is portrayed as English. The name also refers to "Harry Palmer", a British spy whom Caine portrayed in an earlier series of films.

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References

  1. Hal Erickson (2013). "The New York Times". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 2 September 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2012.
  2. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103848/