The Year of Living Dangerously is a 1982 Peter Weir film adapted from the novel The Year of Living Dangerously by the author Christopher Koch. The story is about a love affair set in Indonesia during the overthrow of President Sukarno. It follows a group of foreign correspondents in Jakarta on the eve of an attempted coup by the 30 September Movement in 1965. The film stars Mel Gibson as Guy Hamilton, an Australian journalist, and Sigourney Weaver as Jill Bryant, a British Embassy officer. It also stars Linda Hunt as the male dwarf Billy Kwan, Hamilton's local photographer contact, a role for...
|Release date:||December 17, 1982|
|Directed by:||Peter Weir|
|Editor:||William M. Anderson|
|Music by:||Maurice Jarre|
|Screenplay by:||Christopher Koch, Peter Weir, David Williamson|
|Adapted from:||The Year of Living Dangerously|