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The Honorary Consul
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Director:
Writers:
Graham Greene (novel)
Christopher Hampton (screenplay)
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Release Date:
30 September 1983 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
First they betrayed him. Then they gambled with his life. [UK Theatrical] See more »
Plot:
Dr. Eduardo Plarr, despite the name is an Anglo working in a Latin American country. His work is a return home after several years... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(13 articles)
R.I.P. Bob Hoskins
 (From Dark Horizons. 30 April 2014, 7:11 AM, PDT)

Bob Hoskins, 'Roger Rabbit' Star, Dead at 71
 (From Rolling Stone. 30 April 2014, 6:49 AM, PDT)

Bob Hoskins dies aged 71
 (From ScreenDaily. 30 April 2014, 6:32 AM, PDT)

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The competent adaptation See more (12 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
John Mackenzie 
 
Writing credits
Graham Greene (novel "The Honorary Consul")

Christopher Hampton (screenplay)

Produced by
Richard F. Dalton .... associate producer
Norma Heyman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stanley Myers 
 
Cinematography by
Phil Meheux 
 
Film Editing by
Stuart Baird 
 
Casting by
Mary Selway 
Joy Todd 
 
Production Design by
Allan Cameron 
 
Art Direction by
Terry Pritchard 
 
Costume Design by
Barbara Lane 
 
Makeup Department
Nick Dudman .... makeup artist
Tony Lloyd .... makeup artist
Mike Lockey .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Anuar Badin .... production manager: Mexico
Graham Ford .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Simon Hinkly .... assistant director
Melvin Lind .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Paul Bradburn .... propman
Ricardo Gil .... property master: Mexico
Xavier Rodríguez .... art director: Mexico
Ian Whittaker .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Alan Bell .... dubbing editor
John Chandler .... boom operator
David John .... sound recordist
Hugh Strain .... dubbing mixer
 
Special Effects by
Federico Farfán .... special effects: Mexico (as Frederico Farfan)
 
Stunts
Buddy Joe Hooker .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Adam Cooper .... clapper loader
Clive Coote .... still photographer
Jorge Covarrubias .... chief grip: Mexico
Frank Elliott .... focus puller
Luke Quigley .... chief grip
Jimmy Turrell .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Claudia Becker .... casting: Mexico
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alfonso Govea .... wardrobe man: Mexico
Juana Oliver .... wardrobe mistress: Mexico
 
Editorial Department
David de Wilde .... additional editor
Mark Gill .... second assistant editor
Carlos Puente .... assistant editor: Mexico
Russ Woolnough .... assistant editor
Tony Tromp .... trainee assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Amazulu .... additional musician: "Nuya Deya"
Michael Clifford .... music editor
Richard Harvey .... composer: additional music
John Williams .... musician: title song
 
Other crew
Sheala Daniell .... assistant accountant
Penny Eyles .... continuity
Alejandro Ferrer .... location manager: Mexico
Beryl Harvey .... production assistant
Alejandra Hernández .... production assistant: Mexico
Alex Richards .... production accountant
Mike Russell .... unit publicist (as Michael Russell)
Tom Todoroff .... dialogue coach (as Thomas C. Todoroff)
Annabelle Webb .... secretary to producer
 
Thanks
Neville C. Thompson .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Also Known As:
"The Honorary Consul" - UK (original title)
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Runtime:
104 min | West Germany:102 min
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Trivia:
One of two 1980s movies where Michael Caine played a Governor / Consul on a small British outpost. The other movie was Water (1985).See more »
Quotes:
Colonel Perez:Is this why you've been lying to me?
Dr. Eduardo Plarr:An affair always involves a few lies.
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Movie Connections:
Version of Honorární konzul (1991) (TV)See more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
The competent adaptation, 14 June 2003
Author: paul2001sw-1 (paul2001sw@yahoo.co.uk) from Saffron Walden, UK

Competent adaptation of a typical Graham Greene story, a tale of dilemma, forgiveness and redemption in a quasi-fascist South America. Direction and acting are both ordinary, though Michael Caine and Richard Gere are at least well cast; Bob Hoskins (an Argentinian policeman!) less so. Always interesting, but strangely subdued: Greene packs a greater moral punch on the page.

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