The Roots of Heaven (1958)




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In this film, Trevor Howard plays an idealist who has gone into Africa in hopes of saving the elephants from extinction. At first regarded as a crank, Howard demonstrates his seriousness and dedication. As Howard's crusade gains momentum, several opportunists go along with him.

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...a different kind of African wildlife adventure: the heroes are early eco-warriors, animals rights activists who take on both private elephant poachers and government indifference...

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