Mister Johnson

Published 2015
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A 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. Mister Johnson, based on a 1939 novel by Joyce Cary, is a graceful, heartfelt drama about the limits of idealism, affectingly acted and handsomely shot.

Special edition.
1 videodisc (101 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches.
digital optical surround Dolby Digital stereo
video file DVD video region 1
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Based on the novel by Joyce Cary.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Special features: New interviews with Beresford, producer Michael Fitzgerald, and actors Maynard Eziashi and Pierce Brosnan; trailer; essay.
William Boyd, screenwriter ; Humphrey Dixon, editor ; Georges Delerue, music ; Rosemary Burrows, costume designer.
Pierce Brosnan, Edward Woodward, Maynard Eziashi.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo.
For private home use only.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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