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The Ghost and the Darkness
Directed by:
Stephen Hopkins

Released in the USA on October 11 of 1996, "The Ghost and the Darkness" (also known as "Spiriti nelle tenebre", "Geist und die Dunkelheit, Der") is an Action/Adventure/Drama/Horror/Thriller film directed by Stephen Hopkins . Michael Douglas is starring, alongside Val Kilmer, Tom Wilkinson, John Kani, Bernard Hill and Brian McCardie.

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Who is the director of "The Ghost and the Darkness":

The Ghost and the Darkness was directed by Stephen Hopkins, a Jamaican director, and producer.

Before directing The Ghost and the Darkness, Stephen Hopkins had directed Blown Away, released in 1994, Judgment Night (1993), A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989), Dangerous Game (1987). Since, he directed Lost in Space, released in 1998, Under Suspicion (2000), The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004).

When was "The Ghost and the Darkness" released:

The Ghost and the Darkness was first released in the United States on Friday, October 11, 1996. Other films released on Friday, October 11, 1996 are The Chamber (dir. James Foley), Hard Core Logo (dir. Bruce McDonald), and The Grass Harp (dir. Charles Matthau). This was twenty-two (22) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 17, 1997 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, February 12, 1997 in France; Thursday, January 16, 1997 in Germany; Monday, February 03, 1997 in Spain; Thursday, January 09, 1997 in Australia and on Saturday, March 29, 1997 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Ghost and the Darkness":

At the casting of The Ghost and the Darkness we find Michael Douglas, previously seen in The American President (1995) and The Drivetime (1995); Val Kilmer (Heat (1995), Batman Forever (1995)); Tom Wilkinson (Sense and Sensibility (1995), Priest (1994)) [ more... ]

  • Emily Mortimer and Val Kilmer also appeared together in The Saint, released in 1997.
  • Bernard Hill and Om Puri also worked together in Gandhi, released in 1982.

What is the Storyline of "The Ghost and the Darkness":

In 1898, Sir Robert Beaumont (Tom Wilkinson), the primary financier of a railroad project in Tsavo, Kenya, is furious because the project is running behind schedule. He seeks out the expertise of John Henry Patterson (Val Kilmer), a military engineer, to get the project back on track. Patterson travels by train to Tsavo, where he meets supervisors Angus Starling (Brian McCardie) and Samuel (John Kani), a native African (and the film's narrator), and the doctor, David Hawthorne (Bernard Hill). Hawthorne [...]

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