PG-13 | | 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.
Jessica Lange turned down the lead role due to her pregnancy.
Mademoiselle, Mukara told me to tell you if you continue to do this they won't give you a new work permit.
Dian Fossey: Did he, now?
Dian Fossey: A three-year work permit. Issued 10 days ago. They can't touch me now.
The scene in which Diane orchestrated the mock hanging of a poacher and another where she burned poachers' huts are fictitious.