Tiger Joe

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Tiger Joe
Tiger Joe poster.jpg
Italian theatrical release poster by Enzo Sciotti
Directed by Antonio Margheriti
Produced byGianfranco Couyoumdjian
Written byTito Carpi
Story byGianfranco Coujoumdjian
Starring David Warbeck
Annie Belle
Music by Carlo Savina
CinematographyRiccardo Pallottini
Release date
  • 1982 (1982)
Running time
96 minutes
LanguageItalian

Tiger Joe (Italian : Fuga dall'arcipelago maledetto) is a 1982 Italian adventure film written and directed by Antonio Margheriti and starring David Warbeck and Annie Belle. [1] [2] [3]

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Plot

Tiger Joe is a former US Army Special Forces Vietnam Veteran now gunrunning to anti-Khmer Rouge freedom fighters. When his plane is shot down, Tiger Joe joins a female rebel in her fight.

Cast

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References

  1. Ben Cobb. "Jungle fever: ‘The last hunter’" in Search & destroy. Creation Books, 2003. Chapter. 4, pp. 57-63.
  2. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 2000. pp. 271–2. ISBN   8877424230.
  3. Kim Worthy. "Tiger Joe" in Vietnam War Feature Filmography: An Encyclopedic Reference of Imaginative Films about Vietnam. J.-J. Malo, 1992. pp. 391-2.