Heart of Darkness Movie Review 1993

Information and Film Reviews for Heart of Darkness the Movie

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Joseph Conrad's 1902 menacing novella set in the Belgian Congo is told through flashbacks by Marlow (Roth), whose employers, a Belgian trading company, hire him to find Kurtz (Malkovich), head of a remote trading station, who is rumored to be hoarding a huge cache of ivory. Marlow's journey up the river is beset by obstacles and Kurtz is rumored to be either insane or a prophet in his jungle kingdom. Filmed in Belize. Francis Ford Coppola's updated adaptation became "Apocalyse Now."


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Available on VHS
Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Period Piece: 1900s, Books to Film: Joseph Conrad, Jungle Stories
Benedict Fitzgerald
Tim Roth, John Malkovich, James Fox, Isaach de Bankole, Patrick Ryecart, Geoffrey Hutchings, Peter Vaughan, Phoebe Nicholls, Allan Corduner, Alan Scarfe, Iman, Timothy Bateson
Nicolas Roeg
Stanley Myers
Robert Christiansen, Rick Rosenberg Productions, Chris/Rose Productions, Turner Network Television (TNT)

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