1492 Conquest of Paradise


Release Date 1992-10-08
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1492 Conquest of Paradise

1492: Conquest of Paradise is an epic 1992 European adventure/drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Roselyne Bosch, which tells the story of the discovery of the New World by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus and the effect this had on the pueblos originarios. The film was released by Paramount to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus' voyage.

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Actors & Characters

Armand Assante Armand Assante Sanchez Sanchez
Gérard Depardieu Gérard Depardieu Christopher Columbus Christopher Columbus
Sigourney Weaver Sigourney Weaver Queen Isabella I Queen Isabella I
Loren Dean Loren Dean Fernando Columbus Fernando Columbus
Frank Langella Frank Langella Luis de Santángel Luis de Santángel
Mark Margolis Mark Margolis Francisco de Bobadilla Francisco de Bobadilla
Arnold Vosloo Arnold Vosloo Guevara Guevara
Fernando Rey Fernando Rey Antonio de Marchena Antonio de Marchena
Michael Wincott Michael Wincott Adrian de Moxica Adrian de Moxica
Ángela Molina Ángela Molina Beatriz Beatriz


Adrian Biddle Cinematography
Ridley Scott Director
Les Healey Editor
William M. Anderson Editor
Françoise Bonnot Editor
Armen Minasian Editor
Deborah Zeitman Editor
Vangelis Music
Alain Goldman Producer
Ridley Scott Producer
Roselyne Bosch Writer