The Honorary Consul1983

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The Honorary Consul
Directed by:
John Mackenzie

Starring Michael Caine, Richard Gere, Bob Hoskins, Elpidia Carrillo, A Martinez and Stephanie Cotsirilos, "The Honorary Consul" (also known as "Honorarkonsul, Der", "Console onorario, Il", "Beyond the Limit") is an Action/Drama/Romance/Thriller film directed by John Mackenzie, and written by Christopher Hampton (screenplay), released on September 30 of 1983 in the USA.

Against a background of treachery, intrigue and torture . . . the poignant story of the love of two men for the same woman. [Australia Theatrical]

Who directed "The Honorary Consul":

The Honorary Consul was directed by John Mackenzie, a British director, and actor.

Before making The Honorary Consul, John Mackenzie had directed The Long Good Friday, released in 1980, A Sense of Freedom (1979), Made (1972), One Brief Summer (1970). Since, he directed The Innocent, released in 1985, The Fourth Protocol (1987), Benny Lynch (2005).

What was the release date of "The Honorary Consul":

The Honorary Consul was initially released on Friday, September 30, 1983, in the United States. Also released on Friday, September 30, 1983 have been Brainstorm (dir. Douglas Trumbull), Hanna K. (dir. Costa-Gavras), Going Berserk (dir. David Steinberg), and The Lonely Lady (dir. Peter Sasdy). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.

It has been released on December, 1983 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, January 13, 1984 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "The Honorary Consul":

At the casting of The Honorary Consul we find Michael Caine, previously seen in Deathtrap (1982) and Victory (1981); Richard Gere (Breathless (1983), An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)); Bob Hoskins (Pink Floyd The Wall (1982), The Long Good Friday (1980)) [ more... ]

  • Bob Hoskins and Michael Caine have both also be seen in Blue Ice, released in 1992.
  • Bob Hoskins and Michael Caine also appeared in Last Orders, released in 2001.
  • Bob Hoskins and Michael Caine also appeared in Mona Lisa, released in 1986.

What is the Storyline of "The Honorary Consul":

Set in a small politically unstable Latin American country, the story follows the half English and half Latino Dr. Eduardo Plarr (Richard Gere), who left his home to find a better life. Along the way he meets an array of people, including British Consul Charley Fortnum (Michael Caine), a representative in Latin America who is trying to keep revolution from occurring. He is also a remorseful alcoholic. Another person the doctor meets is Clara (Elpidia Carrillo), whom he immediately falls in love with, but [...]

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