Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Bat 21 (movie)

Title: Bat 21

Directed by: Peter Markle

Year, production: 1988, USA

Cast: Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, David Marshall Grant, Jerry Reed, Eric Andersson, ...

Runtime: 105 min

Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton (Gene Hackman) an expert in missile weaponry was shot down in 1972 when he did an reconnaissance flight so he had to parachute behind the enemy line. His only contact is a pilot capt. Clark (Danny Glover) from a observation plane. He parachuted in the middle of 30.000 North Vietnamese (invasion troops). Because of his knowledge it is very importand to rescue him before North Vietnames catch him. Hambelton has a radio and trays to escape. He got an instruction where is the place from which he will be rescued.

His radio call is Bat 21.

Good performance of Gene Hackman.

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