Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, c2000.
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby digital, English stereo., French/Spanish mono.
Includes English, French and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Bill Kerr, Michael Murphy, Linda Hunt, Noel Ferrier.
Producer, James McElroy; director, Peter Weir; screenplay, David Williamson, Peter Weir, C.J. Koch; director of photography, Russell Boyd, John Seale (2nd unit); design co-ordinator, Wendy Weir; art director, Herbert Pinter; costume design, Terry Ryan; film editor, William Anderson; original music by Maurice Jarre.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Based on the novel by C.J. Koch.
Filmed in the Philippines and Australia.
MPAA rating: PG.
Guy Hamilton, an ambitious Australian reporter on his first overseas assignment, is befriended by a Eurasian cameraman, Billy Kwan, with connections in high places. Hamilton soon gains an entree to Indonesian Communist Party leaders, as well as insight into Jakarta's grim realities on the eve of a major political upheaval.
Special features: theatrical trailer.