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1492: Conquest of Paradise
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Directed by Ridley Scott
Produced by Mimi Polk Gitlin
Alain Goldman
Written by Roselyne Bosch
Starring Gérard Depardieu

Sigourney Weaver Armand Assante Fernando Rey

Music by Vangelis
Cinematography Adrian Biddle
Editing by William M. Anderson

Françoise Bonnot Les Healey
Armen Minasian
Deborah Zeitman

Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date(s) October 9, 1992 (US)
Running time 142 minutes
Country Spain, United Kingdom, France
Language English
Budget $47,000,000 US (est.)
Box office $7,191,399 US (Domestic)

1492: Conquest of Paradise is an epic 1992 European adventure/drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Roselyne Bosch, which tells the story of the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus (Gérard Depardieu) and the effect this had on the indigenous people. The film was released for the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' voyage.

ContentsEdit

[[[|hide]]] *[[|1 Plot]]

  • [[|2 Cast]]
  • [[|3 Release and reception]]
    • [[|3.1 Box Office]]
  • [[|4 Music]]
  • [[|5 See also]]
  • [[|6 References]]
  • [[|7 External links]]

PlotEdit

Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people, starting with his solicitation of Queen Isabella I (Sigourney Weaver) to gain the necessary funding.

CastEdit

Actor Character
Gérard Depardieu Christopher Columbus
Armand Assante Gabriel Sanchez
Sigourney Weaver Isabella I of Castile
Loren Dean Older Ferdinand Columbus
Ángela Molina Beatriz Enriquez de Arana
Fernando Rey Antonio de Marchena
Michael Wincott Adrián de Moxica
Tchéky Karyo Martín Alonso Pinzón
Kevin Dunn Captain Méndez
Frank Langella Luis de Santángel
Mark Margolis Francisco de Bobadilla
Kario Salem de Arojaz
Billy L. Sullivan Younger Ferdinand Columbus
John Heffernan Brother Buyl
Arnold Vosloo Hernando de Guevara
Steven Waddington Bartolomeo Columbus
Fernando Guillén Cuervo Giacomo Columbus
José Luis Ferrer Alonso de Bolaños
Bercelio Moya Utapán
Juan Diego Botto Diego Columbus
Achero Mañas Ships Boy
Fernando García Rimada Ferdinand II of Aragon
Albert Vidal Hernando de Talavera
Isabel Prinz Dueña
Jack Taylor de Vicuña
Ángela Rosal Pinzón's Wife
Silvia Montero Pinzón's Daughter
James Harrison Pizón's Son
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