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Mountains of the Moon

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Director [[Performer~P107395~Bob Rafelson~bobrafelson]] fulfilled a lifelong dream when he finally received backing to complete Mountains of the Moon. The film recreates the exploratory adventures of 19th century visionaries Sir Richard Burton ([[Performer~P5641~Patrick Bergin~patrickbergin]]) and John Henning Speke ([[Performer~P27225~Iain Glen~iainglen]]). The heart of the film is the effort by Burton and Speke to discover the true source of the Nile river. This occurs well into the film, after several...more

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