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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (1993)

Gabriel Knight, the owner of a New Orleans bookstore, gets tangled up in the investigation of a series of VooDoo related murders currently plaguing the city.

Director:

Jane Jensen

Writer:

Jane Jensen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Curry ... Gabriel Knight / Gedde Butler (voice)
Mark Hamill ... Det. Mosely / Jeep Driver (voice)
Leah Remini ... Grace Nakimura (voice)
Virginia Capers ... Narrator (voice)
Michael Dorn ... Dr. John (voice)
Leilani Jones Leilani Jones ... Malia Gedde (voice)
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ... Wolfgang (voice)
Susan Silo ... Madame Cazanoux (voice)
Christopher Lytton ... Crash (voice) (as Chris Lytton)
Jim Cummings ... Desk Sgt. Frick / Blues Band Leader / Cajun Band Leader / Jazz Band Leader / Muscle Man Pedestrian / Dragon / Gunther (voice)
Mary Kay Bergman ... Gerde / Little boy / Old Lady / Operator (voice)
Monte Markham ... Prof. Hartridge / Bartender Stonewall King / Markus (voice)
Nancy Lenehan ... Magentia Moonbeam (voice)
Dorian Harewood ... Watchman Toussaint Gervais (voice)
Rocky Carroll ... Willy Walker (voice)
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Storyline

Gabriel Knight is the owner of a New Orleans bookstore which specializes in rare books. He's also an aspiring writer, and a series of VooDoo related murders currently plaguing the city may be just the subject for his new book. In the course of researching these murders, he gets tangled up in the investigation... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Only you can stop the nightmare See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Mystery

Certificate:

T

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sierra Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The bookstore that Gabriel owns is located in the famous Bourbon St of the French Quarter, New Orleans. See more »

Goofs

At one point, Gabriel attends a college lecture which he also records with his tape recorder. At the end he gets drowsy and falls asleep. As he does so the lecturers statement become garbled indicating Gabriel's loss of focus. When the tape is played back, one would expect the end of the lecture to not be garbled, since the tape recorder itself doesn't fall asleep, but the end of the recording repeats the same garbled ending. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: Gabriel's mini-stereo isn't exactly high-fidelity. Then again, neither is he.
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Alternate Versions

There are two versions of the movie. The first one came on 11 floppy disks, had no voice acting at all and thinned "cutscenes". The second version was released on CD, featured an excellent voice acting and better (smoother) cutscenes. Additionally the CD version had (very) few improvements on the in-game icon graphics. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery (1996) See more »

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Certainly one of my top favourites ever!
6 October 2002 | by VladkoSee all my reviews

I am a huge fan of Adventure games (quests), the way they existed at the time when no unnecessary 3D technology was available, and people who made games counted on CONTENTS to make it worth. This game is one of the gems (along with Monkey Island 1,2) that make me stand for the 'quest' genre, and shout for it! ;) A masterpiece, really! I've played it again and again, and it never stops amazing me, it is so... REAL... I can't describe it...

Now, there are rarely new samples of this genre, and if so, they tend to spread onto tons of discs, and cannot offer that kind of INVOLVING with the characters and environment, and events, that will make your hair stand on end.

Just superb, you HAVE to play it! :)


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