Countdown to Esmeralda Bay [Remastered] DVD
From cult director Jess Franco comes this rarely seen, action-packed thriller, produced by Europe's notorious genre film studio, Eurocine.
In the sweaty, politically volatile South American country of Puerto Santo, there’s a battle brewing. When an arms-dealing American (George Kennedy, COOL HAND LUKE) begins selling weapons to the local rebels, he stirs the ire of a hot-headed General (Robert Forester, JACKIE BROWN, ALLIGATOR) and raises the blood-pressure of the country’s hapless president (Fernando Rey, THE DISCREET CHARM OF THE BOURGEOISIE). As tensions rise, a Priest whose had enough (Franco regular Antonio Mayans, WHITE CANNIBAL QUEEN, ZOMBIE LAKE) takes command of the rebels and leads his people to the battle of their lives in Esmeralda Bay!
Remastered from the original 35mm negative - A colorful, pulse-pounding tale of revolution, a military gone mad, a government out of control and those who profit from the chaos.
Runtime: 91:06 mins
Sound Options: Stereo
Production Date: 1989
Aspect Ration: 16x9 (1:78)
Region Code: 0