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The Light at the Edge of the World (1971)

A ruthless pirate captures the keeper of a lighthouse, somewhere in north Argentina. His goal is obvious and horrific. He plans to control the lighthouses signals in a way that the passing ships will be crushed on the rocks.

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Virgilio (as Jean Claude Drouot)
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Captain Moriz
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Montefiore
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Felipe
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Tarcante (as Aldo Sanbrell)
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Emilio (as Tito Garcia)
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Das Mortes (as Victor Israel)
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Santos (as Tony Skios)
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Calsa Larga (as Luis Bar Boo)
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Valgolyo
Raul Castro ...
Malapinha
Oscar Davis ...
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Pirates take over a lighthouse on a rocky island. They then execute a devious plan to cause ships to run aground, pillaging their wrecks. A lone member of the lighthouse crew survives, and he deperately fights their plot. A shipwrecked maiden that avoids the pirates slaughter soon complicates the situation. Written by John Rutkai <jrutkai@learningtree.com>

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Jules Verne Takes You Over the Edge of the World!


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29 October 1971 (Spain)  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Jules Verne's source 1905 novel "The Lighthouse at the End of the World" ("Le Phare du bout du monde") was published post-humously after the French author had passed away that year. See more »

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Throughout the movie, every time a cannon fires there is no recoil. See more »

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A faint light!
3 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Uneven and uneventful adventure in which a group of cruel pirates, led by Brynner, takes a far island and start a game of cat/and/mouse with the lighthouse keeper (Douglas). Interesting premise receives a juvenile treatment that spoiled all the real suspense. Brynner is good and malevolous. I give this a 5 (five).


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