The Comedians

  • 1967
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Filmed in the former African republic of Dahomey (now Benin), this Graham Greene story of Haiti was adapted, perhaps unfortunately, by Greene himself. At 156 minutes, it seems interminable. Burton is having a hard time finding a buyer for his resort hotel. Ford and Gish are a pair of American guests who want to open a vegetarian center in Haiti. Another...read more

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American and British tourists get caught up in political unrest in Haiti in Graham Greene's The Comedians (1967) starring Elizabeth Taylor.
(Movie Clip) Our Greatest Achievement!
Disembarking in Port-au-Prince, evangelical vegeterains the Smiths (Lillian Gish, Paul Ford) and retired Major Jones (Alec Guinness), met by Captain C (more…)
(Movie Clip) Haiti Means Hate!
Brown (Richard Burton) delivers the Smiths (Lillian Gish, Paul Ford) and the widow Philipot (Gloria Foster) to the funeral for her activist husband, m (more…)

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  • Review: Filmed in the former African republic of Dahomey (now Benin), this Graham Greene story of Haiti was adapted, perhaps unfortunately, by Greene himself. At 156 minutes, it seems interminable. Burton is having a hard time finding a buyer for his resort hotel.… (more)

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