The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

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The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
  • Time: 117 min
  • Genre: Drama | Romance | War
  • Director: Peter Weir
  • Cast: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, Sigourney Weaver

Storyline:

Guy Hamilton is a journalist on his first job as a foreign correspondent. His apparently humdrum assignment to Indonesia soon turns hot as President Sukarno electrifies the populace and frightens foreign powers. Guy soon is the hottest reporter on the story with the help of his photographer, half- Chinese dwarf Billy Kwan, who has gone native. Guy’s affair with diplomat Jill Bryant also helps. Eventually Guy must face some major moral choices and the relationship between Billy and him reaches a crisis at the same time the politics of Indonesia does.

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