Heart of Darkness (1995)

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Programme about Joseph Conrad's controversial novel `Heart of Darkness' which was first published in 1902. The story concerns a journey up what was then the River Congo in search of a European commercial agent who, in a remote part of Africa, has founded a kingdom based on greed and cruelty. The programme juxtaposes Conrad's story with a modern-day journey up the River Zaire as it is now known.

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