MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,273 this week

In a Savage Land (1999)

6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 355 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 8 critic

Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available now. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 10 Sep 2011
 
a list of 41 titles
created 28 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 675 titles
created 22 Jul 2012
 
a list of 165 titles
created 12 May 2013
 
a list of 210 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: In a Savage Land (1999)

In a Savage Land (1999) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of In a Savage Land.
7 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Omens and concepts of good vs. evil have no place in Maggie O'Connor's well-ordered, practical universe. Her life revolves around her job as a nurse at a busy New York hospital, until one ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Russell
Stars: Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Rufus Sewell
Uninhabited (2010)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A young couple go to a remote and deserted coral island for a camping holiday, only to find that the island is inhabited by a ghost seeking retribution for a past outrage.

Director: Bill Bennett
Stars: Geraldine Hakewill, Tasia Zalar, Henry James
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.

Director: Marshall Herskovitz
Stars: Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, Oliver Platt
The Brunchers (2013)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A thirty something couple, concerned that they're out of touch and no longer fashionable, decide to rectify the situation by dragging themselves to the latest hip brunch eatery. As they ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Winn
Stars: Tom Burke, Natalie Dormer, Rufus Sewell
Twenty-One (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Katie is a free spirited independently minded 21-year-old. The film follows her as she reflects on the men in her life. Along the way we meet her drug addict boyfriend Bobby, her lover Jack, close friend Baldy, and her father.

Director: Don Boyd
Stars: Patsy Kensit, Jack Shepherd, Patrick Ryecart
The Nugget (2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

'The Nugget' looks at how instant wealth suddenly changes the lives of three working class men - not necessarily for the better, but always with hilarious consequences.

Director: Bill Bennett
Stars: Eric Bana, Stephen Curry, Dave O'Neil
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A thief is caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a maverick cop and London crime boss.

Director: George Isaac
Stars: Toby Stephens, Rufus Sewell, Christopher Adamson
Restless (TV Movie 2012)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.

Director: Edward Hall
Stars: Hayley Atwell, Rufus Sewell, Michelle Dockery
Helen of Troy (TV Movie 2003)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war.

Director: John Kent Harrison
Stars: Sienna Guillory, Matthew Marsden, Rufus Sewell
Taste (TV Movie 2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A failed pilot for a sitcom about a fresh culinary graduate who gets a first job.

Director: Andy Cadiff
Stars: Lombardo Boyar, Lola Glaudini, Jane Krakowski
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Harry Bradbeer
Stars: Richard Henders, Rufus Sewell
Citizen Locke (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Agnieszka Piotrowska
Stars: John Sessions, Saskia Reeves, Rufus Sewell
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Mick Carpenter
...
Dr. Phillip Spence
...
Evelyn Spence
...
Douglas Stevens
...
Rev Macgregor
Andrew S. Gilbert ...
Gerry
...
Sir Geoffrey Hallerton
Susan Lyons ...
Helen Stevens
Don Barker ...
Barman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Party Patron
Edit

Storyline

Two anthropologists married to each other go to an island off of Papua New Guinea for field research in pre-World War II. Eventually the war breaks out and many lives are disrupted and complicated. Written by Ken Papai

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

In the tradition of Out of Africa. See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 October 1999 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Az egzotikus sziget  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[first lines]
Evelyn Spence: I once met a man, not my husband, another man. He looked back on a life. What would you carry into the darkness? For me, I'll take the smell of a pearl shell, freshly opened, one day on a beach.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A beautiful looking movie with fine perfomances.
22 October 1999 | by (sydney,australia) – See all my reviews

Visually this is a stunning movie showing the New Guinea landscape in all its glory. I loved the golden look of many scenes. The performances were very good, with Maya Stange a wonderful surprise as the heroine - although her sudden conversion to native and back again was strange to say the least. Bill Bennett has again demonstrated that he is one of Australia's best new directors.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Can watch the movie on youtube! skydiveroffreefalls
Discuss In a Savage Land (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?