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5 January 1997 (USA) See more »
In an unstable South American country, capable Nostromo, a person of trust and a legend among his shipmates... See more »
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Directed by
Alastair Reid 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joseph Conrad  novel
John Hale 

Produced by
Fernando Ghia .... producer
Maurizio Mattei .... associate producer
James Ordonez .... assistant producer
Michael Wearing .... executive producer
Original Music by
Ennio Morricone 
Cinematography by
Franco Di Giacomo 
Film Editing by
Frances Parker 
Production Design by
Francesco Bronzi 
François de Lamothe 
Art Direction by
Massimo Razzi 
Costume Design by
Danilo Donati 
Production Management
George Adams .... pre-production supervisor (1996)
Andrea Mattei .... production manager (1997)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Simone Frattari .... assistant director
Art Department
Sergio Tribastone .... assistant art director (1997)
Sound Department
Jim Greenhorn .... sound mixer (1996)
Stewart Henderson .... dialogue editor
Ben Norrington .... sound effects editor
Marco Streccioni .... sound engineer
Aad Wirtz .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Giovanni Corridori .... special effects
Alberto Minelli .... special effects
Franco Ragusa .... special effects
Angelo Ragusa .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Giovanni Canevari .... Steadicam operator
Ivan Casalgrandi .... assistant camera (1997)
Francesca D'Antoni .... assistant camera (1996)
Francesco Di Giacomo .... assistant camera
Ernesto Natoli .... assistant camera (1996)
Alexander Reid .... clapper loader
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alma Barbieri .... head cutter
Editorial Department
Jackie Vance .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Ennio Morricone .... conductor (1996) (uncredited)
Ennio Morricone .... orchestrator (1996) (uncredited)
Marco Streccioni .... music engineer (1996) (uncredited)
Marco Streccioni .... music mixer (1996) (uncredited)
Other crew
Emilia Costa .... production coordinator
Livia Giuggioli .... production assistant
Laura Julian .... production representative: BBC
Gaia Marotta .... production secretary
Roberto Ornaro .... production auditor
Franco Penna .... production accountant
Luciano Tartaglia .... production accountant (1996)
Luciano Tartaglia .... assistant accountant (1996) (uncredited)

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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
As True to the Epic Novel as Possible, 13 February 2000
Author: A. Casalino ( from Chicago, USA

Josef Conrad's epic novel set in a fictional South American Country is stunningly brought to life in this BBC production. The movie follows the novel quite closely, surprisingly - however, the acting comes off as cheezy at times. There are, however, some very noteworthy performances - Albert Finney is brilliant, as usual. And there are also some fine performances by Serena Scott Thomas, Brian Dennehy, Joaquim de Almeida, and Colin Firth. However, the cast is huge - as I'm sure the budget must have been limited for such a grand scale story. I must say that it came off quite grandly. I own the VHS, and have had the pleasure of seeing this visual treat many times.

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