An ancient Inca rope bridge spanning a chasm in the Peruvian Andes collapses, sending five travelers to their deaths in the gorge below. A monk who was nearby, Father Juniper, decides to investigate the lives of those who died in order to see if the tragedy was a result of chance or some divine plan. Written by
Inexplicably this version of the Wilder novel is set in 1774, not 1714, as the novel and 2004 version are. See more »
Don Andre - The Viceroy:
You know, you should have been a justice minister for I don't know even now whether or not you're tricking me.
Have I ever tricked you except for your own good?
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Really stagy, over acted, over lit, over music'd with almost constant strings. Could have been so much better. Almost painful to watch and I usually love old B&W movies. The combination of the bad lighting and unbelievably almost non-existent creativity in choosing camera positions make whatever abilities the actors had virtually invisible.
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