An imaginative eleven-year-old boy creates a dream world in which he is a secret agent trying to carry out a dangerous mission. His illusions become frighteningly real when he witnesses an actual murder while playing his imaginary game.
Richard Franklin - Australian Director
Richard Bruce - Australian Director
Michael Murphy - Narrator, LAS VEGAS: AN UNCOVENTIONAL HISTORY (2005)
Brian May - Australian Composer, mid '70s-early '90s, action and horror
John McIntire - American Character Actor
Henry Thomas - American actor, E.T./GANGS OF NEW YORK
Dabney Coleman - American Actor
Fantasy and reality merge in this espionage movie for kids and adults. A boy discovers that there's a sinister plot afoot to smuggle top-secret military information out of the U.S. inside a cassette of his favorite video game, "Cloak and Dagger." Unable to convince his dad that he's telling the truth about the enemy agents and the murder they've committed, the boy enlists the help of his imaginary friend, a dashing spy named Jack Flack.
Color by Techicolor. Based loosely on the 1949 melodrama "The Window."
"...Clever and enjoyable....[Thomas makes] the game-obsessed hero absolutely convincing..." - 08/10/1984 New York Times, p.C16
"...[An] engaging thriller....[Coleman] turns in a fine performance....Michael Murphy is convincing..." - 08/08/1984 Variety