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The Year of Living Dangerously (1983) Movie Information

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The Year of Living Dangerously (1983)
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Overall Rank:

3314

Avg. Rating:

2.79/4

# of Ratings:

33

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

01/21/1983

Director:

Peter Weir

Actors:

Mel Gibson
Sigourney Weaver
Linda Hunt
Michael Murphy
Bill Kerr
Noel Ferrier

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

The story revolves around a love affair set in Indonesia during the overthrow of President Sukarno. It follows a group of foreign correspondents in Jakarta on the eve of an attempted coup by the so-called 30 September Movement on 30 September 1965 and during the beginning of the violent reprisals by military-led vigilante groups who killed hundreds of thousands. -- Chris Kavan

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Indyfreak 04/18/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2/4 

The turbulent backdrop of post-colonial Indonesia is meticulously realized and the main cast do fine as a motley crew of correspondents. However the meandering plot doesn't give them much to do but comment on the political turmoil happening all around. Only by the end do you feel as though you ought to be connected to or even concerned for these characters. If "The Year of Living Dangerously" has anything going for it, that's Linda Hunt's stellar debut as the wily Billy Kwan.

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Yojimbo 07/07/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

A typically beautifully shot Peter Weir film, this romance set to the backdrop of political upheaval in Indonesia is thoughtful, atmospheric and intelligent. When was the last time you could say that about a film starring Mel Gibson...?

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