A Tale of Africa

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A Tale of Africa
Directed bySusumu Hani
Simon Trevor
Produced byYoichi Matsue
Written byShintaro Tsuji
Story byShūji Terayama
Starring
CinematographyTsuguzo Matsumae
Edited byNobuhiko Hosaka
Production
company
Release date
  • July 19, 1980 (1980-07-19)
Running time
120 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

A Tale of Africa (also titled The Green Horizon and アフリカ物語 Afurika Monogatari)[1] is a 1980 Japanese drama film directed by Susumu Hani and Simon Trevor and starring James Stewart.

Plot[edit]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was shot from late 1979 to early 1980 in Kenya.[1][2]

Release[edit]

The film premiered in the United States in 1981 when it aired on Showtime.[2][3]

Reception[edit]

David Parkinson of Radio Times awarded the film two stars out of five.[4] Leonard Maltin gave it a BOMB rating.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Clark, Mike; Sader, Luke; Maltin, Leonard (2008). Leonard Maltin's 2009 Movie Guide. Penguin. ISBN 9780452289789.page 14
  2. ^ a b Quirk, Lawrence J. (1999). James Stewart: Behind the Scenes of a Wonderful Life. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 9781557834164.page 309
  3. ^ Thomas, Tony (1997). A Wonderful Life: The Films and Career of James Stewart. Citadel Press. ISBN 9780806519531.page 254
  4. ^ Parkinson, Tom. "The Green Horizon". Radio Times. Retrieved 10 May 2019.

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