Release Date: January 21st, 1982
DVD Release Date: August 20th, 1997
PG|1 hr 55 min
When journalist Guy Hamilton (Mel Gibson) arrives in Jakarta, Indonesia, he has difficulty making contacts. He forms a friendship with dwarf photographer Billy Kwan (Linda Hunt), through whom he meets British diplomat Jill Bryant (Sigourney Weaver). Bryant falls for Hamilton, and she gives him key information about an approaching Communist uprising. As the city becomes more dangerous, Hamilton stays to pursue the story. However, he faces more threats as he gets closer to the government.
Director: Peter Weir
Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Distributors: Metro Goldwyn Mayer