1492: Conquest of ParadiseThe movie depicts the fictionalized story of the discovery of the New World by the Genoan explorer Christopher Columbus (Gérard Depardieu) as well as the effect this has on the indigenous people.Keywords:
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Directors of "1492: Conquest of Paradise"Ridley ScottBirthdate: 30 November 1937, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Creators of "1492: Conquest of Paradise"Rose Bosch
Critic Reviews of "1492: Conquest of Paradise"NewsweekOctober 18, 2008
Here's a one-word review of 1492: hubris.Ozus' World Movie ReviewsJanuary 18, 2004
An uneven film and overlong, but not without some merit.Needcoffee.comJuly 24, 2003
Not quite sure why this one tanked as badly as it did; I thought it was gorgeously realized, myself.Film ThreatJuly 11, 2003
Over-ambitious but still utterly beautifulJuicy CerebellumApril 01, 2003
Misses the mark by an entire continent.Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)January 19, 2003
This is one Columbus who should have stayed at home. A real loser.eFilmCritic.comJuly 26, 2002
Gorgeous to look at and frequently quite compelling ... but, obviously, not without some big gaping flaws.eFilmCritic.comJune 17, 2002
The moments when it approaches greatness only make its shortcomings that much more transparent.
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