Heart of Darkness
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Previously the inspiration for Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979), the dark novella Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, a parable about greed-inspired colonialism, was adapted into this television movie by offbeat filmmaker Nicolas Roeg. Ambitious sailor Marlow (Tim Roth) is employed by a British trading company. His mission is a journey to a remote colony in the Belgian Congo, the source of the consortium's profitable supply of ivory, where he's to retrieve some stranded cargo. As he travels upriver visiting the trading stations which acquire the precious commodity… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

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"It's a faithful and respectable version of Conrad's great classic, but not one that's memorable or exciting."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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