Gorillas in the Mist

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Original title Gorillas in the Mist
Category Biography, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 1988
Production Country
Directors Michael Apted
Cast Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris, John Omirah Miluwi, Iain Cuthbertson, Constantin Alexandrov, Waigwa Wachira, Iain Glen, David Lansbury, Maggie O'Neill, Konga Mbandu, Michael J. Reynolds, Gordon Masten


Sigourney Weaver received an Academy Award nomination for her towering performance as Dian Fossey, the world-famous primatologist who devoted herself to the study of the mountain gorillas of Rwanda. Beautifully shot and directed by Michael Apted, this harrowing and inspiring biography tells the story of an uncommon and brave woman whose convictions and passions may have ultimately lead to her tragic and mysterious murder.