Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There, on the eve of an attempted coup, he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people and also falls in love with a British national.

  1. C.J. Koch

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Peter Weir

    Director, Screenplay

  3. David Williamson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mel Gibson

    Mel Gibson

    Guy Hamilton

  2. Sigourney Weaver

    Sigourney Weaver

    Jill Bryant

  3. Linda Hunt

    Linda Hunt

    Billy Kwan

  4. Michael Murphy

    Michael Murphy

    Pete Curtis

  5. Bill Kerr

    Bill Kerr

    Colonel Henderson

Full Cast & Crew

The Year of Living Dangerously
The Year of Living Dangerously



Status Released

Release Information

  • January 21, 1983


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $1,317,657.00



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