Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist

The Adventure of Dian Fossey

DVD - 1988
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Follows the life of Dian Fossey, an animal rights activist who worked with mountain gorillas.
Publisher: Universal City, CA :, Universal Studios Home Entertainment,, 1988
ISBN: 9780783233529
0783233523
Branch Call Number: GOR
Characteristics: 1 dvd (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 cm

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Me_Tarzan
May 31, 2018

I had always suspected that Sigourney Weaver was a lousy actress - And - Yep - I was right about her. She didn't prove me wrong with this one.

Here in "Gorillas In The Mist" - I found that the more obsessed the Fossey character got with her "Save-the-Gorillas" mission the more irritating Weaver's performance became until it inevitably escalated into a laughable parody that was impossible to take seriously.

What also lost this potentially promising "One-Woman-Crusade" story some really major points was the truly dumbass "Me-Tarzan-You-Jane" romance that transpired between the brittle Fossey character and the smug, National Geographic photographer, Bob Campbell.

Yep - IMO - That whole kissy-kissy nonsense between Fossey and Campbell was the straw that broke the gorilla's back. Indeed.

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SAPL454
Sep 16, 2017

This film is truly amazing because it shows that that the love of gorillas brings about an increase of their population in Africa.

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