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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Marlon Brando
Tom Selleck
Rachel Ward
Marlon Brando
Tom Selleck
Catherine Zeta-Jones
George Corraface
Rachel Ward
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John Glen
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Mario Puzo
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Carey Bates
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Christopher Columbus: The Discovery
Hokey and unintentionally humerous portrayal of the ultimate journey of discovery


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Plot
Italian explorer Christopher Columbus is scoffed at by his contrymen when he reveals his desire to prove that the earth is round by sailing east to reach India. He goes to Spain to seek the cash to achieve his dream he sets off to unintentionally discover America and its strange Red Indian inhabitants.


Verdict
As an historical epic or even a gung-ho action romp, this displays little taste or spectacle and feels more interminable than Columbus' original voyage.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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