A Cruel Headwind (1993, Film)

This little known action-adventure proved to be Scottish politician George Galloway’s one and only foray into cinema. Better known for his outspoken views on the Iraq war, Galloway and co-star Ali MacGraw (Love Story, 1970) re-enact the real-life tragedy of hitch-hikers Willy and Nelly Butler, who wandered off the beaten track while hiking in Northern Canada and re-appeared floating in blocks of ice three years later. Galloway said afterwards that he thought a career in Hollywood wouldn’t be such a bad thing, if it wasn’t in America.

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