Mountains of the Moon (1990)

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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton 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 ... See full summary »


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  • Patrick Bergin in Mountains of the Moon (1990)
  • Patrick Bergin and Iain Glen in Mountains of the Moon (1990)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Star Patrick Bergin portrayed Victorian poet, linguist, explorer, and anthropologist Sir Richard Burton who had the same real first name and same last stage name as the later famous stage and screen actor Richard Burton.


Quotes

Arab chief in Cairo: In this wilderness you will find only Allah's terrible whimsy.


Goofs

Sir Richard Francis Burton is depicted as an Irishman in the film, however he was born in England and would have spoken with an English accent.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Adventure | Drama | History | Mystery

Details

Release Date:

23 February 1990

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,011,793 (USA)

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