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Gorillas in the Mist

Gorillas in the Mist: The Story of Dian Fossey

Directed by Michael Apted
United States, 1988
Biography, Drama


The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.

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Gorillas in the Mist Directed by Michael Apted

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1989 | 5 nominations including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1988 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1990 | Nominee: Best Cinematography

Writers Guild of America

1989 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Screen)

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