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Islands in the Stream (1977)

 -  Drama  -  2 August 1977 (Denmark)
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An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Thomas Hudson
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Lil
Richard Evans ...
Willy
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Julius Harris ...
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Andrea
Walter Friedel ...
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Charles Lampkin ...
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An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.

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Publicity for this 1977 picture stated that it was the first film adaptation of an Ernest Hemingway work brought to the screen in two decades. However, this assertion overlooked Hemingway's The Killers (1964) from 1964. The film of Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea (1958) had debuted in 1958 around nineteen years earlier. See more »

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When the boat is slowly cruising up the river in Cuba looking for refugees, a crew member's hand can be seen moving tree branches away from the camera. See more »

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Joseph: Tom, don't you die!
Thomas Hudson: Not me, Joseph. Not me.
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George C. Scott and a fine cast are a pleasure to watch.
24 January 1999 | by (Brea, Ca. USA) – See all my reviews

Scott plays a sculptor living on an island visited by his three sons. This is is an adaptation of a story by Hemingway that works most of the time. The child actors are exceptional in their roles as is the rest of the cast. Probably one of Scotts premiere performances. The story takes many turns, with the finest moments in the first half of the movie. I recommend viewing Islands in the Stream.


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