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Quest for Fire (La guerre du feu) (1981)

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Ron Perlman Ron Perlman
Gary Schwartz Gary Schwartz
Rouka - The Ulam Tribe
Naseer El-Kadi Naseer El-Kadi
Nam - The Ulam Tribe
Franck-Olivier Bonnet Franck-Olivier Bonnet
Aghoo - The Ulam Tribe
Jean-Michel Kindt Jean-Michel Kindt
Lakar - The Ulam Tribe

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J.H. Rosny Sr. J.H. Rosny Sr.


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A very good movie

5 years, 4 months ago at Sep 6 7:53
I don't know abroad, but in France, it is a classic and it was a huge success back then. Anyway, since I hadn't see it for years, it was definitely time for a re-watch. And I wasn't disappointed. It is such a bold and inspiring picture, I thought it was pretty amazing. Of course, there is no way to know how accurate the whole thing is but I thought it was very believable. Also, they didn't make an... read more
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Anthony Burgess created the primitive language for the early humans in this prehistoric adventure about a trio of warriors who travel the savanna, encountering sabre-toothed tigers, mammoths and cannibalistic tribes in search of a flame that would replace the fire their tribe has lost.
UPC: 024543068464
Tags: 1981 (8), Drama (8), Adventure (8), 1980s (7), Prehistoric (6), Historical (6), Cannibalism (5), Survival (4), Canada (4), Evolution (4), Neanderthal (3), Invented Language (2), Interracial Love (2), France (2), Cannibal Cult (2), Invention (2), Caveman Plight (2), Sex (2), Life Struggle (2), 10 (2)
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"16.10. (Teatteri/35 mm) Voi olla että kirjoitan Laajiksen projektiin jos saan aikaiseksi. Jos en niin sitten en. Paljon on tekemistä."

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" Fantasy movie with a historic flavor about primitive people hunting for the secret behind the flame. It may not be historic correct, but it is a unique visual movie. Rae Dawn Chong runs nude throughout the movie. Everett McGill and Ron Perlman are two of the cavemen. What is not to like here? This is an underrated gem that few have seen."

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"Best Makeup! Winner: Quest for Fire! Nominees: Gandhi"

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