Een succesvolle romanschrijfster ontmoet tijdens een gevaarlijke opdracht in Colombia de man van haar dromen
Romancing the stone / dir. by Robert Zemeckis ; written by Diane Thomas
Robert Zemeckis
Author of screenplay
Diane Thomas
Alan Silvestri 1950-
Michael Douglas Kathleen Turner
Place of publishing unknown: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2001
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
ca. 101 min.
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans, Italiaans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels, Italiaans, Frans, Grieks


Romantische avonturenfilm uit 1984 met in de hoofdrollen Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner en Danny DeVito. De succesvolle romanschrijfster Joan (Turner) moet om het leven van haar zus te redden in Colombia op zoek naar een schatkaart. In de jungle ontmoet ze de knappe avonturier Jack (Douglas). De Speelfilmencyclopedie geeft 3 sterren: '(...) Een avonturenfilm à la Raiders of the lost ark, die het meer van sterke dialogen dan van spektakel moet hebben maar die erg leuk en zeer onderhoudend is. (...)' Het vervolg heet: The jewel of the Nile.*

About Robert Zemeckis

CC BY 2.0 - Image by Dick Thomas Johnson from Tokyo, Japan

Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1951) is an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter who is frequently credited as an innovator in visual effects. He first came to public attention in the 1980s as the director of Romancing the Stone (1984) and the science-fiction comedy Back to the Future film trilogy, as well as the live-action/animated comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). In the 1990s, he directed Death Becomes Her and then diversified into more dramatic fare, including 1994's Forrest Gump, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director; the film itself won Best Picture. The films he has directed have ranged across a wide variety of genres, for both adults and families.

Zemeckis's films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects, including the early use of insertion of computer graphics into live-action footage in Back to the Future Part II (19…Read more on Wikipedia