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Mountains of the Moon

1990 Rated R 2hr 20m

Victorian explorers Richard Francis Burton (Patrick Bergin) and John Hanning Speke (Iain Glen) set off for Africa in 1854 to find the Nile River's source. The men face intense hardships in the African wilderness, including capture and torture by native tribes. When they return to England, their close friendship dissolves amid betrayal and acrimony. The film is based on William Harrison's historical novel and the diaries of Burton and Speke.

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Movie Details

Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo