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Mountains of the Moon(Movie, 1990)

R
| 2h 16min | Genres: Adventure, Drama, History
Mountains of the MoonRating: 3.4/5 (with 12 votes)
Mountains of the Moon is a 1990 biographical film depicting the 1857–58 journey of Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke in their expedition to Central Africa – the project that culminated in Speke's discovery of the source of the Nile River. The expedition led to a bitter rivalry between the two men. The film stars Patrick Bergin as Burton and Iain Glen as Speke. Delroy Lindo made an early film appearance as an African native the adventurers meet. The film was directed by Bob Rafelson, for whom this was something of a dream project. It was based on the novel Burton and Speke by William Harrison. The narrative concentrates on the relationship between the two very different men. A first-time epic for Rafelson, it opened to positive reviews. ()
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About Mountains of the Moon

The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship emerging amidst hardship, and then dissolving after their journey.


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Trailer 1(Trailer, 1:32)

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Tanzania
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 9 languages: Bulgarian (BG), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 02/16/1990

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