Make your own free website on Tripod.com
River's Soul
Home
Rio's Family
Rio's Friends
Rio's Girls
Aleka's Attic
Films
Biography
Little Nikita

He Went To Bed An All-American Kid And Woke Up The Son Of Russian Spies.

When teenager Jeff Grant applies for Air Force Academy, FBI agent Roy Parmenter finds out that Jeff's parents are "sleepers" Soviet agents planted in the US army years ago. As Parmenter becomes involved in Jeff's family, conflicts are raised which starts a battle of cat and mouse.

nikita_009.jpg
River and Sydney Poitier

nik005.jpg
River with co-star Lucy Deakins

nik003.jpg
River and Sydney

Cast:
  • River Phoenix - Jeff Grant
  • Sydney Poitier - Roy Parmenter
  • Richard Jenkins - Richard Grant
  • Caroline Kava - Elizabeth Grant
  • Richard Bradford - Konstantin Karpov
  • Richard Lynch - Scuba
  • Lucy Deakins - Barbara Kerry


On his previous movies, River had developed a friendship with each of the directors, but with this movie he accused Benjamin of treating him like a child even though Benjamin spoke highly of River's acting abilities.

For River Phoenix, R.I.P brother.