The story of Dr. Albert Schweitzer, his adventurous life and trials in the jungles of Africa.





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Cast overview, first billed only:
C. Andrew Davis ...
Dr. Lionel Curtis (as Andrew Davis)
Patrick Shai ...
Horton Herschel
Henry Cele ...
Helen Jessop ...
Amanda Hampton
Mike Huff ...
Dr. Bergman (as Michael Huff)
Barbara Nielsen ...
Stuart Parker ...
Masabatha Jafta ...
Dominique Moser ...
Michael Khumalo ...
Dr. Pasqual
Roy Dhlamini ...
Martin Adamiel ...
Paris Missionary Society Man


The story of Dr. Albert Schweitzer, his adventurous life and trials in the jungles of Africa.

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May 1990 (France)  »

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Light in the Jungle: The Story of Dr. Albert Schweitzer  »

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Do you want to see a movie about a REAL saint?
3 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

Malcolm McDowell is brilliant as always. If you only know him from "A Clockwork Orange," see the movie "If ...", done in the 60's (my favorite movie as an adolescent). McDowell brings a depth that few can equal, to a role depicting one of the giants of the modern age. His German accent is perhaps not perfect ... but who cares! His sympathy for the character, his ability to climb into the mind of Dr. Schweitzer, the beauty of the set, the authenticity of the portrayal, and the power of the true story itself, make a unique and meaningful film. I strongly recommend this movie.

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