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The Year of Living Dangerously (17-Dec-1982)

Director: Peter Weir

Writers: David Williamson; Peter Weir; C. J. Koch

From novel: The Year of Living Dangerously by C. J. Koch

Original Music by: Maurice Jarre

Producer: James McElroy

Keywords: Romantic Drama, Indonesia

Young Australian journalist Guy Hamilton receives his first foreign assignment, covering the turmoil in Djakarta during the 1965 coup attempt against President Sukarno; Hamilton makes a name for himself by interviewing the head of the Indonesian Communist Party. Memorable political/romantic drama. Linda Hunt won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Billy Kwan. Banned for decades by Indonesia.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Mel Gibson
3-Jan-1956   Mad Max
Linda Hunt
2-Apr-1945   The Year of Living Dangerously
Michael Murphy
5-May-1938   Tanner '88
Sigourney Weaver
8-Oct-1949   Alien


Mel Gibson   ...   Guy Hamilton
Sigourney Weaver   ...   Jill Bryant
Bill Kerr   ...   Col. Henderson
Michael Murphy   ...   Pete Curtis
Linda Hunt   ...   Billy Kwan
Noel Ferrier   ...   Wally O'Sullivan
Bembol Roco   ...   Kumar
Domingo Landicho   ...   Hortono
Hermino De Guzman   ...   Immigration Officer
Paul Sonkkila   ...   Kevin Condon
Ali Nur   ...   Ali
Dominador Robridillo   ...   Betjak Man
Joel Agona   ...   Palace Guard
Mike Emperio   ...   Sukarno
Bernardo Nacilla   ...   Dwarf
Coco Marantha   ...   Pool Waiter
Kuh Ledesma   ...   Tiger Lily
Norma Uatuhan   ...   Ibu
Lito Tolentino   ...   Udin
Cecily Polson   ...   Moira
David Oyang   ...   Hadji
Mark Egerton   ...   Embassy Aide
Joonee Gamboa   ...   Naval Officer
Pudji Waseso   ...   Officer in Cafe
Joel Lamangan   ...   Security Man No. 1
Mario Layco   ...   Security Man No. 2
Jabo Djohansjan   ...   Doctor
Agus Widjaja   ...   Roadblock Soldier
Chris Quivak   ...   Airport Official


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