Rent mountains of the moon 1990 starring patrick bergin and iain glen on dvd and bluray. The 1990 epic mountains of the moon takes us to the age of exploration, when british adventurers and geographers were filling blank spaces on european maps, and searching for the source of the nile. The film notices the slave trade, and takes a glance at colonialism, but settles in to tell the story of the. Sub and dub usagi decides to take the princess seminar course at rose mansion to become more princesslike, and the other sailor guardians join her. The feature film mountains of the moon 1990 relates the story of sir richard francis burton and john hanning speke seeking the source of the nile in the 1850s. John hanning spekes tumultuous expedition to find the source of the nile river. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Released 1990, mountains of the moon stars patrickbergin, iainglen, fionashaw, richarde. Mountains of the moon, a 1990 film about a search for the source of the nile.
Fiona shaw, lain glen, james villiers, john savident, patrick bergin, richard e. Mountains of the moon soundtrack cd details and availability. It doesnt manufacture false thrills or phony excitement. Mountains of the moon trailer 1990 video detective. The title is a meaningless palindrome, usually pronounced. Two friends made enemies by the civilized world the story of captain richard francis burtons and lt. May 16, 20 the enormous heat generated by these impacts melted the surface material of the moon and caused it to flow, swamping some craters and mountains, which stand out now as ruins on the surface of the. Overview of mountains of the moon, 1990, directed by bob rafelson, with patrick bergin, iain glen, richard e. If you have film notes from season 41 or earlier anything before october 2007, our webmistress would love to hear from you. But unbeknownst to them, this seminar is actually a trap set up by the dark kingdom to find sailor moon. Mountains of the moon mass market paperback january 14, 1990 by william harrison author. The mountains of the moon were featured in the television documentary series africa by david attenborough on bbc 1, shown in january 20. It tells its story soberly and intelligently, and with quiet style. Its the kind of movie that sends you away from the screen filled with curiosity to know more about this man burton.
The film stars patrick bergin as burton and iain glen as speke. Watch mountains of the moon movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at. Financial analysis of mountains of the moon 1990 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports, total earnings and profitability. Patrick bergin richard francis burton, iain glen john hanning speke, richard e. When the victorians returned from their expeditions, they presented their findings in lectures before the royal.
The film recreates the exploratory adventures of 19th century visionaries sir. A widow leads a cult of religious pilgrims on a dangerous journey into forbidden land, beset by saboteurs as well as hos. One of the first rock albums to be recorded using 16track technology, fans and critics alike consider this era to be the bands experimental apex. Mountains of the moon is a 1990 biographical film depicting the 185758 journey of richard francis burton and john hanning speke in their expedition to central africa which culminated in spekes discovery of the source of the nile river and led to a bitter rivalry between the two men. David gilmour comfortably numb live in pompeii 2016 duration. Mountains of the moon soundtrack from 1990, composed by michael small. Mountains of the moon movie trailer and videos tv guide. Released by polydor in 1990 843 02 containing music from mountains of the moon 1990.
The astronauts of the 19th century were the explorers those intrepid men, often british, who mounted expeditions from the clubrooms of pall mall to the most exotic hinterlands of the world. The following is a list of mountains on the moon, arranged by relative height in kilometres. Mountains of the moon was a marked departure from rafelsons usual subject matter, focusing on far less epic, intimate contemporary stories, although his attention to the personal connection between the two men mirrors his relationshipcentered dramas such as the king of marvin gardens 1972 and blood and wine 1996. Bob rafelsons new movie has no stars, and its subject is british colonialism. Ive written about the vidor film before, most recently when it screened at this years tcm classic. Watch tarzan 1966 season 2, episode 11 mountains of the moon 1. This is a list of named mountains on the moon the heights listed below are not consistent across sources. Ever since the erstwhile soviet unions luna 2 spacecraft landed on the moon, there have been attempts to study the landscape of the moon, its craters, and mountains. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship emerging. Mountains of the moon is a 1990 biographical film depicting the 185758 journey of richard francis burton and john hanning speke in their expedition to centr. Mountains of the moon 1990 movies, tv, celebs, and more. Note that this is perhaps the only movie in which you get to see fiona shaw naked.
Mountains of the moon 1990 cast and crew moviefone. The astronauts of the 19th century were the explorers those intrepid men, often british, who mounted expeditions from the clubrooms of pall. The moon is a satellite of the earth, and its only one. Army mapping service used elevation relative to 1,737,988 meters from the center of the moon. Rent mountains of the moon 1990 on dvd and bluray dvd. Rolling stones peter travers touted its rousing thrills, startling beauty and searching performances while noting the aptness of its prevailing meditative. Having born in kenya, i found this dvd interesting.
Mountains of the moon is a 1990 biographical film depicting the 185758 journey of richard. Mountains of the moon patrick bergin iain glen fiona shaw 1990 british explorers richard burton patrick bergin and john hanning speke iain glen search africa for the source of the nile. The heart of the film is the effort by burton and speke to discover the true source of the nile river. When the astronauts came back from the moon, they told their stories to life magazine. Mountains of the moon 1990 although it didnt make much of a splash commercially at the time of its release, this historical epic, a dream project for director bob rafelson five easy pieces, 1970, received high praise from critics. It revolves around the earth while rotating on its orbit at the same time. Director bob rafelson fulfilled a lifelong dream when he finally received backing to complete mountains of the moon. John hanning spekes expedition to find the source of the nile river in the name of queen victorias british empire. Mountains of the moon 18 movie clip night raid 1990 hd duration. Mountains of the moon 1990 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. King vidor s the strangers return 1933, which airs on tuesday, and bob rafelson s mountains of the moon 1990, on friday.
The enormous heat generated by these impacts melted the surface material of the moon and caused it to flow, swamping some craters and mountains, which stand out. The film recreates the exploratory adventures of 19th century visionaries sir richard burton patrick bergin and john henning speke. Various identifications have been made in modern times, the rwenzori mountains of uganda being the most celebrated. Mountains of the moon africa, a legendary mountain range once thought to be the source of the nile river in uganda. King vidors the strangers return 1933, which airs on tuesday, and bob rafelsons mountains of the moon 1990, on friday. Two films, made decades apart, that deserve to be better known are playing on turner classic movies this week. The complete list of mountains and mountain ranges on the moon. Does this maverick director harbor a boxoffice death wish. Bob ross autumn woods season 10 episode 6 duration. Grant the r movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 15 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic. On the orange plains of africa, two feisty british explorers march onward, searching for. Grant larry oliphant, fiona shaw isabel arundel, john savident lord murchison, james villiers lord oliphant. Mountains of the moon, the englishlanguage title of the 20 bengali film chander pahar.74 121 133 761 995 450 68 1249 517 58 354 379 1295 735 1368 107 933 912 431 1104 882 575 1373 625 69 906 1259 1359 908 682 1248 488 1156 312 334 511 592 161 1434 137