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Freelance

Freelance is an unheralded but pretty good gangster film starring the gregarious Ian McShane as Mitch, a wide boy who makes his living by showing blue movies and arranging shady land deals. He witnesses and stops an apparent mugging on the street, little knowing that he's stepping into the midst of a gangland dispute bigger than he is. Before long he's targeted by the local boss...

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Freelance is an unheralded but pretty good gangster film starring the gregarious Ian McShane as Mitch, a wide boy who makes his living by showing blue movies and arranging shady land deals. He witnesses and stops an apparent mugging on the street, little knowing that he's stepping into the midst of a gangland dispute bigger than he is. Before long he's targeted by the local boss, and Mitch spends the rest of the film trying to elude capture whilst assuring himself of enough income to maintain himself in hiding. As always, McShane is outstanding, and the rest of the cast is fine, including Texan Gayle Hunnicutt, admirable as Mitch's love interest, and Keith Barron as his smarmy but reliable pal Gary.IMDB
Not to be confussed with 'Fragment of Fear' also starring Gayle Hunnicutt made the year before and carrying Freelance as an alternative title. A fantastic cast Headed by McShane but also great parts for Barron and Alan Lake.

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Director:Francis Megahy
Year:1971
Language:English
Format:F
Audio Quality:9.0
Video Quality:9.0
Starring:Ian McShane Gayle Hunnicutt Keith Barron Alan Lake Peter Gilmore Luan Peters

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