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The Savage Is Loose (1974)

A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.

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A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.

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No woman is an island... forever. See more »

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George C. Scott attributed the film's failure to the R rating it received. (Though the scathing reviews might have had more to do with it.) See more »

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Young David: Mother?
Maida: Yes?
Young David: Can we get married when I grow up?
Maida: Oh, David, you are such a funny child!
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Recommended if you like a little controversy.

Older film, but unique. Explores the biblical "Where did Seth get his wife from"? Ship-wrecked on a deserted island, its father against son for mother's lust & love. I applaud George C. Scott for taking on this subject matter. A film that should inspire you to think that this might be possible given the situation portrayed in the film.


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