Lost Horizon

A disastrous remake of James Hilton's novel that replaces the old-fashioned hokum and wish-fulfilment of the Capra version with a melodramatic confrontation of the 'real' (the plane and its passengers are refugees from an unnamed Asian war) with the worst of recent cultural mythology (Shangri-La is little more than Disneyland with beads, and is overseen by a very Maharishi-like Charles Boyer).

By: PH

Release details

Duration: 143 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Charles Jarrott
Screenwriter: Larry Kramer
Cast: Peter Finch
Liv Ullmann
Sally Kellerman
George Kennedy
Michael York
Olivia Hussey
Bobby Van
James Shigeta
Charles Boyer
John Gielgud
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