Mozambique
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Original film poster
Directed byRobert Lynn
Screenplay byPeter Yeldham
Story byHarry Alan Towers
Produced byHarry Alan Towers
Oliver A. Unger
StarringSteve Cochran
Hildegard Knef
Paul Hubschmid
Vivi Bach
CinematographyMartin Curtis
Edited byPeter Boita
Music byJohnny Douglas
Distributed bySeven Arts Productions
Release date
1965
Running time
98 minutes
Countries
  • United Kingdom[1]
  • South Africa[1]
LanguageEnglish

Mozambique is a 1965 drama film directed by Robert Lynn from a screenplay by Peter Yeldham, starring Steve Cochran in his final film role, Hildegard Knef, Paul Hubschmid and Vivi Bach.[1][2]

Premise

An American pilot assists the Portuguese colonial police who are battling a gang of criminals involved in drug smuggling from Lisbon via Mozambique to Zanzibar.

Cast

Production

During the making of the film, Cochran was arrested for committing adultery with the wife of a jockey while in Durban, South Africa.[3]

Reception

The New York Times called it "a sleazy little melodrama."[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Mozambique (1964)". British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 19 October 2012. Retrieved 18 July 2010.
  2. ^ MOZAMBIQUE Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 32, Iss. 372, (Jan 1, 1965): 137.
  3. ^ JOCKEY SUES STEVE COCHRAN FOR ADULTERY Chicago Tribune 17 Aug 1964: b10.
  4. ^ Screen: '10 Little Indians': Agatha Christie Story Is Filmed Again Steve Cochran Stars in 'Mozambique' By BOSLEY CROWTHER. New York Times 10 Feb 1966: 33.