Escape to Athena

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SYNOPSIS

A ragtag group of prisoners -- Italian chef Bruno (Sonny Bono), British archeology professor Blake (David Niven), American soldier Nat (Richard Roundtree) and Greek prostitute Eleana (Claudia Cardinale) -- befriend each other in a Greek POW camp run by Otto Hecht (Roger Moore), an art-loving Nazi officer. With the help of local resistance fighters, the inmates plot to escape and steal valuable artifacts from a heavily guarded monastery that's used as a storehouse.

CAST

Roger Moore, Telly Savalas, David Niven

MOVIE INFORMATION

Released: 1979 | Runtime: 150 | Genres: Action, Adventure | Directed By: George P. Cosmatos

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