SummaryA Nigerian villager is eager to work as a civil servant for the British authorities, including a sympathetic district officer, in the hopes that it will benefit him in the future. Instead, his ambition leads to his tragic downfall.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 774.|
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- Drama.
Africa -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York, New York] :2015
|Edition||Director-approved DVD special edition, Widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Mister Johnson.
Fitzgerald, Michael (Producer), producer.
Boyd, William, 1952- screenwriter.
Eziashi, Maynard, actor.
Brosnan, Pierce, actor.
Woodward, Edward, 1930-2009, actor.
Delerue, Georges, 1925-1992, composer.
Cary, Joyce, 1888-1957. Mister Johnson.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Maynard Eziashi, Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward.
Director of photography, Peter James ; editor, Humphrey Dixon ; music, Georges Delerue.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Based on the novel by Joyce Cary.
Accompanying material may include folded insert featuring an essay by film scholar Neil Sinyard.
Special features: New interviews with director Bruce Beresford, producer Michael Fitzgerald, and actors Maynard Eziashi and Pierce Brosnan; trailer.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.