A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.
Only a Handful of Pictures Have Truly Blazed New Paths. The Savage is Loose is One of Them.
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Did You Know?
In an almost unprecedented move George C Scott released this film in a unique way. He would sell the theatre a print and then split advertising costs with the theatre. The theatre would then keep all and any money they made when they showed the film. Scott was a major movie star at the time and this was a major effort to buck the whole system of how films were, and are to this day, distributed. Unfortunately the film did not find an audience but remains a daring attempt to change the way filmmaker and distribution work together. See more
Can we get married when I grow up?
Oh, David, you are such a funny child!