When Bessie Faro's husband Johnny dies in a plane crash in Veracruz, Mexico, she finds that his air cargo business is deeply in the red. When she visits the airline's terminal in Veracruz, she discovers her husband was pumping large amounts of money into bank accounts all over the world. As she begins systematically recovering her husband's money, she discovers that someone else has beat her to some of the accounts. Aided by Fergus Lamb, a chance acquaintance, she goes to Cairo to find some answers. But she is being followed. Written by
Ed Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Adults play the most dangerous games.
29 October 1993 (USA)
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Gross USA: $608,866
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Andie McDowell's character is wearing a baseball cap during the scene of her moving sale, the team name on the cap reads "Gaffney Indians", this is representative of her real-life hometown Gaffney, South Carolina. See more
At the beginning of the movie when the boy catches the Mazeroski home run that won the 1960 World Series, it was a Rawlings baseball. Rawlings did not begin supplying baseballs to the major leagues until around 1970. The home run ball would have been a Spalding baseball in 1960. See more
Elizabeth 'Bessie' Faro
They said beein' married to Johnny Faro is like ridin' a car with no brakes. I aid I like the ride, ladies.
Composed by Aleksandr Borodin
(as Alexander Borodin) (posthumously published 1890)
Heard during pyramid scene and instrumental version heard during prison scene. See more