Intelligent, zany satire of Cuban military dictatorships and revolutions from director Richard Lester and screenwriter Charles Wood, who previously collaborated on a number of projects, including HOW I WON THE WAR and the 1968 CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE. Connery is a British mercenary
enlisted by the Batista regime to come to Havana and help crush Castro's guerrillas. In addition to encountering various scoundrels--including cynical Batista general Balsam, angry would-be revolutionary De La Paz, and grotesque American businessman Weston--Dapes meets former flame Adams, a Cuban
tobacco factory manager with a philandering husband (Chris Sarandon). As the Batista gov...