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Emmanuelle on Taboo Island (1976)

La spiaggia del desiderio (original title)
R | | Drama | 1983 (USA)
A shipwrecked sailor falls in love with a beautiful island woman.
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When shipwrecked Daniel washes ashore on a tropical island to find the gorgeous Haydee, he thinks he's found paradise. Haydee's father and brother, however, aren't so approving of the pair's budding romance. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Laura's the best thing here.
28 June 2006 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

Goddess Gemser was the only reason to see this.

The other semi-good things were the island cinematography, and Arthur Kennedy's performance.

Kennedy was the best actor here, even if he chewed the scenery a bit much.

Gemser practically phoned in her performance, but she still looked great. The island look works for her.

Basic plot? A dude runs away from his problems in an unnamed city and accidentally shipwrecks himself on a local island. This island couldn't have been too far away since he only had a little speedboat. This island inhabitants were Kennedy, Gemser as his daughter, and a son around the same age.

You take it from here. It's not bad, but rent it, no need to add it to your collection.


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