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A harmonious fisherman who lives his life peacefully drifting with the tides finds himself drawn into a political plot after rescuing two Americans from the wreckage of a crashed airplane. Countryman is a man of knowledge, a man who lives by the land and leads a noble life. When the solitary fisherman sees an airplane crash into a nearby swamp, he heroically comes to the rescue of the two surviving passengers. For his efforts, Countryman is not commended, but branded an enemy agent along with
Jan 1, 1982 Wide
Jul 29, 2003
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The film never works out its political confusions. But even more problematic are the supernatural powers with which its innocent protagonist is endowed, probably the sticking point for wide audience acceptance.
Political messages, ganja smoking, and Rastafarian preachiness are complemented by plenty of great music from Bob Marley and the Wailers, the Gladiators, and others.
Better to buy the soundtrack featuring Marley and the Maytals and give the movie a miss.
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