Released on September 26 of 1980 in the USA, "Hopscotch" (also known as "Hopscotch - Der Aussteiger", "Bluff Poker - Ein Schlitzohr packt aus", "Due sotto il divano") is a Comedy film directed by Ronald Neame , starring Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty, Herbert Lom and David Matthau.
The most dangerous man in the world. He's about to expose the CIA, the FBI, the KGB...and himself.
Who directed "Hopscotch":
Hopscotch was directed by Ronald Neame, an English cinematographer, director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before Hopscotch, Ronald Neame had directed Meteor, released in 1979, The Odessa File (1974), The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Scrooge (1970), Hello-Goodbye (1970), and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969). Since, he directed First Monday in October, released in 1981, Foreign Body (1986).
When was "Hopscotch" released:
Hopscotch was initially released on Friday, September 26, 1980, in the United States. Also released on this day were Bye Bye Brasil (dir. Carlos Diegues), Divine Madness! (dir. Michael Ritchie), In God We Tru$t (dir. Marty Feldman), and Resurrection (dir. Daniel Petrie). This was thirty-nine (39) years ago.
It has been released on 1985 in Germany.
What is the cast of "Hopscotch":
At the casting of Hopscotch we find Walter Matthau, previously seen in Little Miss Marker (1980) and California Suite (1978); Glenda Jackson (Lost and Found (1979), House Calls (1978)); Sam Waterston (Eagle's Wing (1979), Interiors (1978)) [ more... ]
- Severn Darden and Jacquelyn Hyde have both also be seen in They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, released in 1969.
- Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson can be seen in House Calls, released in 1978.
- Walter Matthau and David Matthau also appeared together in California Suite, released in 1978.
What is the Storyline of "Hopscotch":
The movie opens at Munich's Oktoberfest. Kendig and his team foil a microfilm transfer to an East German spy. However, they purposely do not apprehend Yaskov. Kendig is summoned to Washington, where his supervisor, Myerson (Beatty), is forcing Kendig into semi-retirement and a desk job because Kendig didn't arrest the Russian. Kendig resists, claiming to be "a field man", and, on his own initiative, takes leave, shredding his file en route. It is days before that is discovered. He goes to Salzburg, Austria [...]
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