Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes Poster

Release Date: 1984

DVD Release Date: June 8th, 2004

PG|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
Classic tale of the wild man raised by apes in the African jungle after his explorer parents are shipwrecked and then die while he is still a baby. Rediscovered by adventurers when he has grown to manhood, he is returned to the strange and unfamiliar world of the British aristocracy and discovers that, despite a doting grandfather and a female admirer, civilization can be a cruel place.

Cast: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, James Fox, Cheryl Campbell, Ian Charleson, Nigel Davenport

Director: Hugh Hudson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Growing up, Emotional, England

Awards

Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Makeup
Winner Make-Up Artist
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1984)