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.
Can I have a bath first?
Bob Campbell: You can have a bath second.
Dian Fossey: Why am I in this movie so much?
Bob Campbell: You're the story. You're what people are interested in. The gorilla girl.
Dian Fossey: It makes me look like some real weirdo.
Bob Campbell: Crawling around the mud in this climate after a ...
When Dian offers a Snickers bar to a young boy in exchange for information, it is obvious by the way the wrapper tears that it has a plastic wrapper. In 1966 Snickers bars were wrapped in paper.
$366,925 25 September 1988