Filmography details

Mountains of the Moon

Production details
Release date1990
DirectorBob Rafelson
GenreAdventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Box office$4,011,173 USD
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Produced By
Chris Curlingassociate producer
Mario Kassarexecutive producer
Daniel Melnickproducer
Andrew G. Vajnaexecutive producer

Patrick BerginRichard Francis Burton
Iain GlenJohn Hanning Speke
Richard E. GrantLarry Oliphant
Fiona ShawIsabel Arundell (Mrs Burton as from 1861)
John SavidentLord Murchison
James VilliersLord Oliphant
Adrian RawlinsEdward
Peter VaughanLord Houghton
Delroy LindoMabruki
Bernard HillDr. David Livingstone
Matthew MarshWilliam
Richard CaldicotLord Russell
Christopher FulfordHerne
Garry CooperStroyan
Roshan SethBen Amir

The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the story of their meeting, their friendship emerging amidst hardship, and then dissolving after their journey.
Written by Greg Bole