Gorillas in the Mist (1988) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Sigourney Weaver stars as Dian Fossey, in this true story about Fossey's study of gorillas, and her efforts to stop the decimation of the endangered apes.

    - Written by Ray Hamel <hamel@primate.wisc.edu>
  • The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm


A Kentucky woman, Dian Fossey is inspired by anthropologist Louis Leakey to devote her life to the study of primates...

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