The Bounty

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The Bounty ★★½ 1984 (PG)

A new version of “Mutiny on the Bounty,” with emphasis on a more realistic relationship between Fletcher Christian and Captain Bligh—and a more sympathetic portrayal of the captain, too. The sensuality of Christian's relationship with a Tahitian beauty also receives greater importance. 130m/C VHS, DVD . Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox, Daniel Day-Lewis, Bernard Hill, Philip Davis, Liam Neeson; D: Roger Donaldson; W: Robert Bolt; C: Arthur Ibbetson; M: Vangelis.