Moby Dick (1998 miniseries)
by Herman Melville
|Screenplay by||Anton Diether|
|Directed by||Franc Roddam|
|Country of origin||United States
|No. of episodes||2|
|Executive producer(s)||Robert Halmi Sr.
Francis Ford Coppola
|Running time||180 minutes|
|Production company(s)||American Zoetrope, Nine Network Australia,
|Budget||US $20 million|
|Original network||USA Network|
|Original release||United States:
March 15, 1998
March 16, 1998
Moby Dick was a television miniseries based on Herman Melville's 1851 novel of the same name. It was filmed in Australia in 1997 and first released in the United States in 1998. The miniseries consisted of two episodes, each running two hours with commercials on March 15 and 16 of 1998 on the USA Network.
Cast and crew
- Patrick Stewart as Captain Ahab
- Henry Thomas as Ishmael
- Gregory Peck as Father Mapple
- Ted Levine as Starbuck
- Bruce Spence as Elijah
- Hugh Keays-Byrne as Mr. Stubb
- Piripi Waretini as Queequeg
- Dominic Purcell as Bulkington
- Norman D. Golden II as Little Pip
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- Awards, IMDb.com