Als een Engelse pelsjager in de jaren 30 in Canada tot inkeer komt, wordt hij één met de indiaanse bevolking en vechter voor het behoud van de natuur
Rating
All agesAll ages
Title
Grey Owl
Director
Richard Attenborough
Actor
Pierce Brosnan
Language
English
Publisher
Universal, 2001
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1999
Playing time
ca. 110 min.
Note
Engels gesproken, Nederlands ondertiteld
EAN
0044007824320

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

Reviews

Amerikaanse productie uit 1999 van Richard Attenborough (Gandhi en Dances with wolves). Met Pierce Brosnan, Annie Galipeau, Nathaniel Arcand e.v.a. Gebaseerd op het waargebeurde levensverhaal van Archie Grey Owl. Als deze Engelse pelsjager in de jaren 30 in Canada tot inkeer komt, wordt hij één met de indiaanse bevolking en vechter voor het behoud van de natuur. The Wolf (www.insideout.co.uk,i) : 'As a director, Richard Attenborough is drawn to the biopic - Gandhi and Chaplin, to name two - preferring simplification to psychological depth and relying on conventional storytelling techniques. (...) Once again Pierce Brosnan proves versatility. As Archie, he is watchful, introspective, suspicious of human contact. He handles equipment well, knows how to shoot and paddle a canoe. He moves through the forest silently, as if in a tune with the creatures he has come to kill. (...) He plays a man playing a role, constantly aware that at any moment someone is going to ask, 'Do you know Archie …Read more

About Richard Attenborough

Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, (; 29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014) was an English actor, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. He was the president of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), as well as the life president of Chelsea FC. He joined the Royal Air Force during the Second World War and served in the film unit, going on several bombing raids over Europe and filming the action from the rear gunner's position. He was the older brother of broadcaster Sir David Attenborough and motor executive John Attenborough. He was married to actress Sheila Sim from 1945 until his death.

For his directorial debut, 1969's Oh! What a Lovely War, Attenborough was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Direction, and he was nominated for his films Young Winston, A Bridge Too Far, and Cry Freedom. He won two Academy Awards for Gandhi…Read more on Wikipedia