20000 Leagues Under the Sea
- 2h 7min
- Directed by: Richard Fleischer
- Cast: Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas, Peter Lorre
Jules Verne goes Disney in this lavish and exciting underwater adventure. Mason is great as the anguished Captain Nemo, but Douglas is a bit too American goodie-goodie.
Reviews & features
5 reasons to see films in the Richard Fleischer retrospective at EIFF 20134 Jun 2013
2013 Edinburgh International Film Festival screens film by undervalued American director
Not considered an auteur, like, say, Alfred Hitchcock, this great American director has been undervalued by critics and film historians. Like Robert Wise and John Huston, Fleischer was a versatile craftsman who was able to turn his eye to many kinds of…
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