Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey (1988)

Gorillas in the Mist DVD: WidescreenSynopsis:
Gorillas in the Mist is a 1988 movie which tells the true-life story of naturalist Dian Fossey and her work with gorillas. It is marketed with the tagline “At the far ends of the earth she found a reason to live, and a cause to fight for.”

The screenplay was adapted by Anna Hamilton Phelan from an article by Harold T. P. Hayes and a story by Phelan and Tab Murphy. The original music score was composed by Maurice Jarre. The movie was directed by Michael Apted and the cinematography was by John Seale.

The movie stars Sigourney Weaver, Bryan Brown, Julie Harris and John Omirah Miluwi. It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Sigourney Weaver), Best Film Editing, Best Music, Original Score and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.

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