A cynical Welsh hotel owner secretly romances a diplomat's wife in Haiti, under the violent reign of the despot "Papa Doc" Duvalier.
|理查德·伯顿 (Richard Burton)||饰||Brown|
|伊丽莎白·泰勒 (Elizabeth Taylor)||饰||Martha Pineda|
|亚历克·吉尼斯 (Alec Guinness)||饰||Major H. O. Jones|
|彼得·乌斯蒂诺夫 (Peter Ustinov)||饰||Ambassador Manuel Pineda|
|保罗·福特 (Paul Ford)||饰||Smith|
Chapter One: ArrivalA cruise ship arrives in Port-au-Prince, Haiti with four passengers: Major H. O. Jones (Alec Guinness), a British businessman with a letter of invitation to do business with the government; an elderly American couple, Mr. and Mrs. Smith (Paul Ford and Lillian Gish) who have the idea to invest in the nation to set up a vegetarian complex for education and nutrition for the locals; and the central character, a cynical, washed-up individual named Brown, (Richard Burton).Upon arrival Major Jones presents his credentials to Captain Concasseur (Raymond St. Jacques), a law enforce…
They lie, they cheat, they destroy...they even try to love.
- 声音混合： 70 mm 6-Track
- 纵横比：2.20 : 1 (70 mm prin
|出品公司||Maximillian Productions (uncredited)|
|Trianon Films (uncredited)|
|发行公司||Fotorama (1968) (Theatrical) (Norway)|
|City Film (1968) (Theatrical) (Netherlands)|
|华纳家庭娱乐 (4 film set) (2006) (DVD) (Canada)|
|常州广播电视台 (original airing) (1971) (TV) (United States)|
|米高梅电影公司 (1967) (Theatrical) (United States)|
- This is the first movie where 理查德·伯顿 was paid more than his wife, Dame 伊丽莎白·泰勒. Burton got seven hundred fifty thousand dollars, while Taylor, the first actress to receive a one million dollar fee for a single movie, settled for a mere five hundred thousand dollars.
- To get Dame 伊丽莎白·泰勒 to do the movie at a "bargain" salary, Producer and Director 彼得·格兰微尔 told her that he had offered it to 索菲娅·罗兰. She promptly cut her customary one million dollar salary in half and signed on.
- Several critics noted that the ending of this movie is at least a little more positive and optimistic than the bleak ending of Graham Greene's original novel, and attacked the movie for "softening" the subject. Graham Greene, however, insisted that the more upbeat ending had been his own idea.