1492: Conquest of Paradise
Big budget account of Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas. Released in 1992 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery. Shows the disastrous effects the Europeans had on the original inhabitants, and Columbus' struggle to civilize the New World.
Release date: 1992
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 2h 34min
Director: Ridley Scott
Actors: Gérard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver, Loren Dean, Ángela Molina, Fernando Rey, Michael Wincott, Tchéky Karyo, Kevin Dunn