Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey

United States, 1988

Film
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Based on the true story of anthropologist Dian Fossey who travels to the African mountains to study the rare gorillas. Her interest in the mountain gorillas becomes an obsession and she risks her life to protect them from poachers and animal traders and ultimate extinction. Stars Sigourney Weaver and Bryan Brown.

Credits

production company

Guber-Peters Company

producer

Arne Glimcher

Terence A. Clegg

Duration

02:14:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325027

Language

English

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Biographical films

Animals & Wildlife → Fossey, Dian

Animals & Wildlife → Gorilla

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation

Biographical

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

People → Biographical films

People → Fossey, Dian

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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