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The Rainbow Warrior (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  24 May 1993 (Germany)
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This film tells the true story of the sinking of the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior (commanded by Jon Voight), in Auckland Harbor in 1984, and the subsequent investigation by the New ... See full summary »

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This film tells the true story of the sinking of the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior (commanded by Jon Voight), in Auckland Harbor in 1984, and the subsequent investigation by the New Zealand Police (led by Sam Neill) which revealed French government responsibility. The ship was on its way to protest French nuclear testing in the Pacific. Written by Anonymous

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The late Bruno Lawrence, who plays a detective working under Sam Neill's Alan Galbraith character, played Galbraith himself in an earlier made-for-TV dramatization of the same events in the late 1980s. See more »

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A good recount.
1 August 2004 | by (Reading) – See all my reviews

A very good adaptation of the real events that surrounded the Rainbow Warrior bombing with very good performances all round. Sam Neil proves again what a great actor he is as he plays real life Alan Galbraith. Jon Voight does a particularly good turn as skipper Peter Wilcox.

The French are quite rightly portrayed as the enemy in this film because they are and notably showed how stupid they were leaving trails for the New Zealand police to follow. They after all in particular Galbraith almost toppled the French government with their discoveries a giant killing act indeed.

There are some good scenes in this film some quite surprising. The scene in which the Rongelap man describes his people succumbing to the effects of radiation poisoning following the 1954 15 megaton thermonuclear 'Bravo' shot on Bikini is one of the most disturbing descriptions that I have ever heard. All in all a good film and a good purchase on DVD.


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