|1492: Conquest of Paradise|
1492: Conquest of Paradise
Cast: Gérard Depardieu, Sigourney Weaver, Armand Assante, Fernando Rey
1492: Conquest of Paradise is an epic 1992 adventure / drama film directed by Ridley Scott and written by Roselyne Bosch, which tells the fictionalized story of the discovery of the New World by the Genoan explorer Christopher Columbus (Gérard Depardieu) and the effect this had on the indigenous peoples of the Americas. The film was released by Paramount to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus' voyage.