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"The Year of Living Dangerously": Journalist Ignores the Poor

The Year of Living Dangerously, with Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver, is the story of an ambitious Australian journalist's attempt to get a big story in 1965 Indonesia, where poverty and political unrest prevails.

When reporter Guy Hamilton (Mel Gibson) arrives in Jakarta, he is assigned a native Indonesian photographer, Billie, to work with him. It is night, and poor people dressed in ...

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