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Islands in the Stream (1977)

PG | | Drama | 2 August 1977 (Denmark)
An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.
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Thomas Hudson
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Captain Ralph
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Tom
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Lil
Richard Evans ...
Willy
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Joseph
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Andrew
Michael-James Wixted ...
David
Hildy Brooks ...
Helga Ziegner
Jessica Rains ...
Andrea
Walter Friedel ...
Herr Ziegner
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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The name of the island in the Bahamas was "Bimini". Showbusiness trade paper Variety said that "Hawaiian locations provide a superb physical backdrop (simulating The Bahamas, circa 1940) for the production". 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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References The Old Man and the Sea (1958) See more »

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Beautiful Music and Location
24 January 1999 | by (St. Louis, Missouri) – See all my reviews

From the opening score and scenes of the water, I was drawn to watch this movie. It was filmed somewhere in the Caribbean and the location was breathtaking. George C. Scott was perfect in the role of Tom Hudson, an Ernest Hemingway-ish character who was a complicated, lonely artist and expatriate who sculpted, drank, and fished his life away. It wasn't until the tragic end that he came to know what he'd been missing.

The music score was haunting and beautiful. I was so impressed with it that I ordered the soundrack.


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