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Lord Jim (1965) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Richard Brooks and produced by Richard Brooks and Jules Buck.

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Lord Jim (1965)

By Beatrice on Sep 20, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Lord Jim Directed by Richard Brooks Written by Richard Brooks from a novel by Joseph Conrad 1965/UK/USA Columbia British Productions/Keep Productions First viewing/Netflix rental This adventure story is not bad but could have been better. The plot is based on the Joseph Conrad novel. ?Jim (Peter O&#... Read full article


By Dan Day Jr. on Jan 5, 2016 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Believe it or not, there are plenty of "old" movies that I have not seen. For some reason or another certain films never get shown on TV, or they do not have a high profile on home video. The 1965 epic LORD JIM is one of those films, at least in my experience. I had never seen this film before until... Read full article

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Marlow: [first lines; narrating] Joseph Conrad wrote, "If you want to know the age of the Earth, look upon the sea in a storm." But what storm could fully reveal the heart of a man?

Lord Jim: I've been a so-called coward and a so-called hero and there's not the thickness of a sheet of paper between them. Maybe cowards and heroes are just ordinary men who, for a split second, do something out of the ordinary. That's all.

Brierly: Could you do what he did?
The French Officer: Who knows? Under certain conditions, fear will come to any man. It's always there, waiting for us...

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Dith Pran, the New York Times stringer who was the subject of the film The Killing Fields, worked with the crew as a translator.
In her book, To The End Of Hell, Denise Affonço notes that her late husband Phou Teang Seng (a victim of the Khmer Rouge) worked on Lord Jim as a stage manager and was responsible for the entire crews' canteen. Denise spent a month on the set (in Siem Reap) when she was pregnant with her son, Jean-Jacques.
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