23 September 1988
US Box Office
In a land of beauty, wonder and danger, she would follow a dream, fall in love and risk her life to save the mountain gorillas from extinction.
She left everything she knew and entered a world few have ever seen. To save a wonderous creature from the cruelty of men, she went further than anyone dared. Some say she went too far.
Karisoke Research Centre, Virunga Conservation Area, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda