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Complete series cast summary:
Brian Dennehy ...  Joshua C. Holroyd 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Albert Finney ...  Dr. Monygham 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Colin Firth ...  Charles Gould 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Roberto Escobar ...  Pedro Montero 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Ruth Gabriel Ruth Gabriel ...  Antonia Avellanos 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Fernando Hilbeck ...  Don Jose Avellanos 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Serena Scott Thomas ...  Emilia Gould 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Salvatore Basile ...  Gen. Montero 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Xavier Burbano Xavier Burbano ...  Ramirez 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Emiliano Díez ...  Don Pepe 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Ruben Rabasa ...  Don Ambrosio 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Nelson E. Guerrero Nelson E. Guerrero ...  Father Corbelan 4 episodes, 1996-1997
John Hale John Hale ...  Sir John 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Ubaldo Henriques Ubaldo Henriques ...  President Ribiera 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Romina Mondello ...  Giselle Viola 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Stefania Montorsi Stefania Montorsi ...  Linda Viola 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Mario E. Sanches Mario E. Sanches ...  Hernandez 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Michael Wearing Michael Wearing ...  Ernest Gould 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Carolina Atenzio Carolina Atenzio 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Magali Caicedo Magali Caicedo 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Nancy Cruz Nancy Cruz 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Ricardo Daza Ricardo Daza 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Fiorentino Del Castillo Fiorentino Del Castillo 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Freddy Howard Freddy Howard 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Alberto Martínez Alberto Martínez 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Juan Carlos Marulanda Juan Carlos Marulanda 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Manolo Morales Manolo Morales 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Mauricio Rodríguez Mauricio Rodríguez 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Cristóbal Vargas Cristóbal Vargas 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Claudio Amendola ...  Nostromo 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Paul Brooke ...  Capt. Mitchell 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Lothaire Bluteau ...  Martin Decoud 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Claudia Cardinale ...  Teresa Viola 4 episodes, 1996-1997
Joaquim de Almeida ...  Col. Sotillo 4 episodes, 1996-1997
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In an unstable South American country, capable Nostromo, a person of trust and a legend among his shipmates, is ordered to secure a shipment of silver and stop any revolutionaries who might try to take it. But even the bravest can be foolish.

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Release Date:

5 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Joseph Conrad's Nostromo See more »

Filming Locations:

Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This was a long cherished project for David Lean. He was due to commence filming on 1991 but he fell ill and died soon afterwards. It is probably one of the most celebrated scripts never to be filmed, and the cast would have included Dennis Quaid, Isabella Rosselini, Liam Neeson and George Corraface, with possible involvement by Peter O'Toole, Paul Scofield and Marlon Brando. See more »

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As True to the Epic Novel as Possible
13 February 2000 | by Dion-2See all my reviews

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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