Lord Jim (1965)

The Days of High Adventure: A Journey through Adventure Film Director/Coscreenwriter: Richard Brooks By Roderick Heath Amongst his achievements as an author, Joseph Conrad intellectualised the adventure story. In his tales of high seas drama, derring-do, conquest, and exploration, he concentrated consistently on the psychological makeup of his heroes, and the problems inherent in their …

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Tabu (2012)

Director/Screenwriter: Miguel Gomes By Roderick Heath Tabu commences with a peculiar, droll vignette that refers to the days of Europe’s exploratory excursions into Africa. An adventurer in compulsory pith helmet treads forth into the wilds with native guides and porters, beating paths through the grass and leading columns through jungle and savannah as the image …

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