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The Year of Living Dangerously

The Year of Living Dangerously is a 1982 film directed by Peter Weir and written by C. J Koch (from his novel), Weir, and David Williamson.

The film is a complicated psychological plot set in Indonesia during the overthrow of the rule of President Sukarno. It stars Mel Gibson as an Australian journalist, Sigourney Weaver as a British Embassy officer, and Linda Hunt as Gibson's local contact, a deformed (male) photographer (for which role she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress).