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Claudio Amendola ... Nostromo (unknown episodes)

Series Directed by
Alastair Reid (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Joseph Conrad (unknown episodes)
John Hale (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Julie Scott .... associate producer (1 episode)

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

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17 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
If you give this program a chance...., 31 March 2002
Author: arumbold from Flagstaff, AZ'll probably be pleased with the result. It's reasonably faithful to Conrad's novel, and considering the abundance of different characters and the intertwining plot lines all centering on the Mina San Tome silver mine, the miniseries manages to generally keep it all on track. The performances are generally very fine, particularly by the great Albert Finney, Colin Firth, Serena Scott Thomas, Claudia Cardinale, Lothaire Bluteau, Robert Escobar, Joaquim de Almeida, and Ruben Rabasa. Claudio Amendola is excellent in the title role, conveying both the self-confident ability and the vulnerable integrity of the novel's character very believably. Finney is also superb as the cynical Dr. Monygham. About the only weak performance is that of Ruth Gabriel, who is unconvincing as Antonia Avellanos.

It is admittedly a pretty long miniseries -- there's a lot of ground to cover -- but if you're willing to invest the time it's a superb tapestry of an adventure story.

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