The Roots of Heaven

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In this film, Trevor Howard plays an idealist who has gone into Africa in hopes of saving the elephants from extinction. At first regarded as a crank, Howard demonstrates his seriousness and dedication. As Howard's crusade gains momentum, several opportunists go along with him.

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Critic Reviews for The Roots of Heaven

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  • Well worth seeing, but somewhat disappointing nonetheless, this is ace director John Huston's screen version of Romain Gary's famed novel.

    Oct 21, 2019 | Full Review…
  • ...a different kind of African wildlife adventure: the heroes are early eco-warriors, animals rights activists who take on both private elephant poachers and government indifference...

    Feb 19, 2012 | Full Review…

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