About the film
cuba cuban revolution gambler havana, cuba 1950s
Release Date: December 11, 1990
|Slogan||:||«A gambler who trusted no one. A woman who risked everything. And a passion that brought them together in the most dangerous city in the world.»|
|Production Companies||:||Mirage Films, Universal Pictures|
|Producers||:||Lynn Stalmaster, Sydney Pollack, Ronald L. Schwary, Richard A. Roth, Robin Citrin|
|Writers||:||David Rayfiel, Judith Rascoe, Judith Rascoe|
An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a revolutionary, Arturo (Julia). Shortly after their arrival, Arturo is taken away by the secret police, and Roberta is captured and tortured. Jack frees her, but she continues to support the revolution.