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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)

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After his father dies, a disturbed young boy plots to take revenge on the new man in his mother's life.

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After his father dies, a disturbed young boy plots to take revenge on the new man in his mother's life.

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He gave his soul to the sea and his heart to a woman. Their love will arouse you. The story will disturb you. The ending will startle you.


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28 August 1976 (Japan)  »

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Der Weg allen Fleisches  »

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The picture's closing credits declare that "no living animals were inhumanely treated in depicting the sequences shown in this film". See more »


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Sea Dream Theme
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Dark and unsettling seaside drama.
5 June 2010 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea" by Lewis Carlino deals with the romance between lonely widow and a merchant marine officer.Her son is a troubled teenager who spends his free time with a group of sadistic boys.The kids sentence a cat to death for being old and fat;they drug it and dissect it alive.Somber drama with gorgeous photography of British coast and some graphic scenes of sex and sadism.Frank Perry made similar film in 1969 titled "Last Summer",a grim story where bored wealthy kids at a seaside island abuse first a total stranger and then rape one of their own.If you liked "Last Summer" you can't miss "The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea".It's well-acted and unforgettable drama with seriously dark streak.8 sailors out of 10.


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