About the film
rebel bank revolution island slavery plantation president rebellion colonialism sugar caribbean sea portuguese militant 19th century abolitionist
Release Date: December 21, 1969
|Slogan||:||«The man who sells war.»|
|Production Companies||:||Les Productions Artistes Associés, PEA, Europee Associate SAS|
|Writers||:||Franco Solinas, Franco Solinas, Gillo Pontecorvo, Giorgio Arlorio, Giorgio Arlorio|
The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to deal with the same rebels that he built up because they have seized too much power that now threatens British sugar interests.