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Sunday, July 15, 2012

The Lost Man (1969)

  • Sidney Poitier
  • Joanna Shimkus
  • Al Freeman Jr.
  • Michael Tolan
  • Leon Bibb

Former U.S. Army lieutenant Jason Higgs (Sidney Poitier) who, after becoming a black militant during the 1960s Black Reveolutionary movement, is wounded when he pulls a payroll heist to help imprisoned "brothers" and has to hide from the police. Social worker Cathy Ellis (Joanna Shimkus) falls in love with Higgs while helping him elude capture. Loosely based on the 1947 Carol Reed film "Odd Man Out."

Link to soundtrack review.
Lost Man, The (1969) - Quincy Jones


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