1492: CONQUEST OF PARADISE
Gerard Depardieu, Armand Assante, Sigourney Weaver, Loren Dean, Angela Molina
Paramount Pictures; Directed by Ridley Scott
PG-13; 154 minutes; 1992
Gerard Depardieu stars as Christopher Columbus in this epic expedition picture.
Columbus is portrayed as the very human character he was instead of the deity he became through history. He is shown discovering North America and the disastrous affects the Europeans had on the original inhabitants by trying to “civilize” it.