The Comedians (1967)

Director
Peter Glenville

Main cast
Richard Burton; Elizabeth Taylor; Alec Guinness; Gloria Foster; Georg Stanford Brown

Genres
Drama

Description
Set in the Haiti of "Papa Doc" Duvalier, The Comedians tells the story of a sardonic white hotel owner and his encroaching fatalism as he watches Haiti sink into barbarism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel leader, politically "charged" hotel guests, an affair with the wife of a European ambassador, and the manipulations of a conniving British arms dealer.


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