Mountains of the Moon

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Mountains of the Moon

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Mountains of the Moon

Release Date: February 16, 1990

Year    :   1990
Slogan    :   «Two strangers made friends by a savage land. Two friends made enemies by the civilized world.»
Genres    :   Adventure
Production Companies    :   TriStar Pictures, IndieProd Company Productions, Zephyr Films, Carolco Pictures
Director    :   Bob Rafelson
Producers    :   Celestia Fox, Mario Kassar, Daniel Melnick, Chris Curling, Andrew G. Vajna
Writers    :   Bob Rafelson, William Harrison, William Harrison
RunTime    :   136 mins.

The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship emerging amidst hardship, and then dissolving after their journey.

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