In the fight against extinction, is there ever a road too far? Sigourney Weaver brings to life controversial anthropologist Dian Fossey in "Gorillas in the Mist" (1988), a powerful docudrama, shot against the vivid landscape of deepest Africa. Passionateabout her work with endangered gorillas, Fossey lives with and studies the creatures, attaining an unprecedented closeness with them. When their habitat is threatened by poachers, she may have to take drastic steps to save her new wilderness family. Weaver nabbed an Oscar nomination for her intense and compassionate performance.