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Overview

Rollover

Alan J. Pakula directs the political thriller Rollover, produced by leading lady Jane Fonda's production company, IPC Films. Featuring a racist plot and negative stereotypes about the Arab world, this film reflected the American fear of the Middle East prevalent in the early '80s. Fonda stars as former film star Lee Winters, who inherits a multimillion-dollar company when her corporate bigwig husband is murdered. She teams up with banker Hubbell Smith (Kris Kristofferson) in order to find her husband's killer and survive in the world of high-stakes international finance. They become lovers and travel together to Saudi Arabia to secure a loan and to guarantee Lee's spot as the company's board chairman. However, they end up discovering an Arab company's plan to withdraw money from the world's banks in order to destabilize the Western economy. Rollover also stars Hume Cronyn and Josef Sommer. This story also foreshadowed Jane Fonda's marriage to corporate bigwig Ted Turner in 1991.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/30/2005
UPC: 0012569722651
Original Release: 1981
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:56:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Theatrical trailer; Languages: English & Français; Subtitles: English, Français & Español (Feature Film Only)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jane Fonda Lee Winters
Kris Kristofferson Hub Smith
Hume Cronyn Maxwell Emery
Josef Sommer Roy Lefcourt
Bob Gunton Sal Naftari
Macon McCalman Mr. Fewster
Jodi Long Betsy Okamoto
Crocker Nevin Warner Ackerman
Marvin Chatinover Mr. Lipscomb
Ira Wheeler Mr. Whitelaw
Paul Hecht Khalid
Norman Snow Hishan
Billy Anagnos Actor
Rebecca Brooke Actor
Lansdale Chatfield Mrs. Emery
Ira Lewis Actor
Martha Plimpton Fewster's Older Daughter
Michael Prince Actor
Stanley Simmonds Sam Nightwatchman
Sally Sockwell Mrs. Fewster
Joel Stedman Asst. Vice-President
Deborah Watkins Actor
Charlie Laiken Faculty Member
E. Brian Dean Nightwatchman
Lawrence Sellars Actor
Ernie Garrett Actor
Jerry Hewitt Actor
Howard Erskine Dodds
Ronald C. Frazier Gil Hovey

Technical Credits
Alan J. Pakula Director
William Garroni Cinematographer
Bruce Gilbert Producer
John Godfrey Set Decoration/Design
Alex Hapsas Asst. Director
George Jenkins Production Designer
Carol Joffe Set Decoration/Design
Evan Lottman Editor
Dennis L. Maitland Sound/Sound Designer
Mary Malin Costumes/Costume Designer
John J. Moore Production Designer
Ann Roth Costumes/Costume Designer
Giuseppe Rotunno Cinematographer
David Shaber Original Story,Screenwriter
Michael Small Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 --
1. Credits [3:30]
2. Dumping Dollars [3:07]
3. High-Level Killing [2:57]
4. Illusion of Safety [3:49]
5. Man With Instructions [2:45]
6. Where the Fun Begins [3:19]
7. Call for Call [3:53]
8. Powerful Proposition [3:40]
9. Eyes on Her [4:36]
10. Passion Before Dinner [5:19]
11. Desert Meeting [3:04]
12. Not Just Business [6:04]
13. Damn Fool Move [6:06]
14. Only Chance [4:12]
15. Peak of His Form [2:24]
16. Lee's Discovery [5:03]
17. Account #21214 [4:19]
18. Meeting With Fewster [5:45]
19. How it Ends [2:18]
20. Insider Information [3:09]
21. Suspicious Behavior [1:54]
22. Force of Nature [4:56]
23. Taking Their Chances [5:30]
24. Substitute Driver [4:26]
25. Hasty Exit [3:26]
26. Out of Their Hands [2:56]
27. Bankrupt World [4:20]
28. Partner Needed [2:08]
29. End Credits [3:14]

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