Entitled CURACAO when it aired on Showtime cable in 1993, and renamed for home video release, this ambitious but elaborately silly potboiler derives a modicum of tone from the venerable presence of George C. Scott.
Ex-CIA asset Stephen Guerin (William Petersen) is collecting a pension in Curacao, where he's been banished for killing a rogue agent who once betrayed him in Cuba. Reduced to de facto honorary consul in this Caribbean backwater, Guerin has one friend--colorful tavern-keeper Cornelius Wettering
(Scott), a grizzled Brit with a Hemingway beard. When Indonesian terrorists attempt a daring midday bank robbery in the town square, bystander Wettering overp...