• Publication date: February 8, 2014

Gorillas in the Mist

Inspired by anthropologist Louis Leakey, Sigourney Weaver plays the part of Dian Fossey who travels to Rwanda to devote her life to the study of Mountain Gorrilla primates. Yet as soon as she gets set up and locates a troop of Gorillas, the Congo Crisis displaces everyone…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1988

MBC Max:

April 21, 2014 13:30 (KSA) ~ April 21, 2014 12:30 (CLT)

Inspired by anthropologist Louis Leakey, Sigourney Weaver plays the part of Dian Fossey who travels to Rwanda to devote her life to the study of Mountain Gorrilla primates. Yet as soon as she gets set up and locates a troop of Gorillas, the Congo Crisis displaces everyone and manages to accuse her of being a spy and agitator…

Moving to Rwanda to escape the mayhem, Fossey starts anew in Rwanda where she gets close to one gorilla in particular called Digit, who eventually she will find massacred, leading her to become more militant in her defense of his remaining family…

Starring:

  • Sigourney Weaver as Dian Fossey
  • Bryan Brown as Bob Campbell
  • Julie Harris as Roz Carr
  • John Omirah Miluwi as Sembagare
  • Iain Cuthbertson as Dr. Louis Leakey
  • Constantin Alexandrov as Van Vecten
  • Iain Glen as Brendan
  • Michael J. Reynolds as Howard Dowd

Directed by: Michael Apted

Rating: PG-13 for sexual innuendo and language