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The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

The Year of Living Dangerously
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(79 ratings)
7.1 IMDB rating

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Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson

Guy Hamilton
Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver

Jill Bryant
Linda Hunt

Linda Hunt

Billy Kwan
Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy

Pete Curtis
Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr

Colonel Henderson
Noel Ferrier

Noel Ferrier

Wally O'Sullivan
Paul Sonkkila

Paul Sonkkila

Kevin Condon


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C.J. Koch

C.J. Koch

novel
Peter Weir

Peter Weir

screenplay


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A very good movie

3 years, 7 months ago at Sep 20 10:38
I thought it was really a good flick but something really bothered me. Indeed, I found it rather confusing that Linda Hunt was playing a man. But a part from that, it is a very good movie. There are some good directing, good mood, good acting and some good chemistry between Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver. Definitely worth a look.
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Description: Guy Hamilton is a journalist on his first job as a foreign correspondent. His apparently humdrum assignment to Indonesia soon turns hot as President Sukarno electrifies the populace and frightens foreign powers. Guy soon is the hottest reporter on the story with the help of his photographer, half- Chinese dwarf Billy Kwan, who has gon ... (more)
Release date: 21 January 1983
UPC: 012569506824
Drama (5), Romance (5), War (5), 1982 (4), Journalism (3), Suspense (3), 1980s (3), Communism (3), Betrayal (3), Friendship (3), Murder (3), Prostitution (2), Political Drama (2), Spiritual Cinema (2), Cross-Cultural (2), Revolution (1), Indonesia (1), Sort (1), SnP (1), Photographers (1)
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