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Gorillas in the Mist Movie

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Summary

One woman takes her love and passion for the environment and its creatures to another level in this 80s movie a story about an environmentalist who saved the lives of mountain gorillas.

Gorillas in the Mist DVD

Plot

Gorillas in the Mist is a true story about Diane Fossey (played by Sigourney Weaver), who is an environmentalist that studied gorillas.

The more Fossey researches, the more she become spassionate about the cause to save the animal from extinction in Gorillas in the Mist.

Cast

Diane Fossey - Sigourney Weaver
Bob Campbell - Bryan Brown
Roz Carr - Julie Harris
Sembagare - John Omirah Miluwi
Dr. Louis Leakey - Iain Cuthbertson
Van Veeten - Constantine Alexandrov
Mukara - Waigwa Wachira
Brendan - Iain Glen
Larry - David Lansbury
Kim - Maggie O'Neill
Rushemba - Konga Mbandu
Howard Dowd - Michael J Reynolds
Photographer - Gordon Masten
Batwa chief - Peter Nduati
Mme. Van Vecten - Helen Fraser

Trivia

Gorillas in the Mist was nominated for five Oscars.

Sigourney Weaver won the Golden Globe Award for the Best Performance by an Actress for her role in Gorillas in the Mist.

Academy Awards:

Sigourney Weaver won for Best Actress In A Leading Role for the role of Dian Fossey in Gorillas in the Mist.

Maurice Jarre won for Best Original Score for Gorillas in the Mist.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Gorillas in the Mist was released to theatres on 09/23/1988 by Universal, and grossed $24,720,479 at the box office in the US.


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