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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Mel Gibson
Sigourney Weaver
Linda Hunt
Directors
Peter Weir
Screenwriters
Peter Weir
CJ Koch
Running Time
111 minutes

The Year Of Living Dangerously
Mel and Sigourney turn up the heat in Indonesia


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Plot
Taking his first assignment, foreign correspondent Guy Hamilton lands in an Indonesia on the verge of revolution. Utilising the contacts of his photographer, Billy Kwan, who can bring him close to the action, as well as his affair with a female diplomat, he becomes the hottest reporter around. But the crises will to a point where he can no longer simply report the news.


Verdict
Exotic love and war, guns and poetry, this delivers all the right ingrediends for to cook up a truly terrific war drama.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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