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Under the Volcano

1984 Rated R 1hr 52m

Self-destructive alcoholic Geoffrey Firmin tries to reconnect with his estranged wife, Yvonne (Jacqueline Bisset), during a small Mexican village's raucous Day of the Dead festivities in the final days before World War II, but only manages to further distance himself. Albert Finney delivers an Oscar-nominated performance as the dying British diplomat in director John Huston's classic film version of the Malcolm Lowry novel.

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Movie Details

1985 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1985 Academy Award®
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Bonus material
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; making-of featurette; cast and crew interview.