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The Ghost and the Darkness

Adventure drama about the confrontation between two Europeans and a pair of lions that are obstructing the progress of a railway line in East Africa during the 1890s. When the labourers become so frightened by recurring lion attacks at their campsite that they are reluctant to continue to work, an engineer and a big-game hunter join forces in an attempt to outwit the predators.

Release date:

1 hour, 40 minutes

Last on

Thu 29 Nov 2012 01:15
BBC One Scotland


Role Contributor
Charles RemingtonMichael Douglas
Col John Henry PattersonVal Kilmer
Robert BeaumontTom Wilkinson
SamuelJohn Kani
Dr David HawthorneBernard Hill
Helena PattersonEmily Mortimer
AbdullahOm Puri
Angus StarlingBrian McCardie
MahinaHenry Cele
WriterWilliam Goldman
DirectorStephen Hopkins