Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | November 24, 2011
Lush visuals fill the screen whether on land or at sea. Some excellent performances from the leads make this an epic worth the 3 hours.
|genre||Drama | History|
|synopsis||Marlon Brando gives a nuanced performance as the aristocratic Lt. Fletcher Christian, an officer aboard the HMS Bounty who leads a mutiny against the ship's tyrannical Capt. Bligh (Trevor Howard). Featuring lush cinematography of the story's spectacular Tahitian setting and a stirring musical score, director Lewis Milestone's 1962 interpretation of the classic novel was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture.|
|lead actors||Trevor Howard | Marlon Brando | Richard Harris | Hugh Griffith | Percy Herbert | Gordon Jackson | Chips Rafferty | Noel Purcell | Eddie Byrne | Tim Seely|