Theatrical Release Poster
|Directed by||Hugh Hudson|
|Written by||Michael Weller|
|Music by||Philippe Sarde|
|Cinematography||Juan Ruiz Anchía|
|Edited by||David Gladwell|
|Distributed by||Orion Pictures|
|Box office||$1.2 million (US)|
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