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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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(novel), (screenplay)
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Thomas Hudson
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Eddy
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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 ...
Constable
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An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.

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The Boys  »

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The movie like the film's source "Islands in the Stream" Ernest Hemingway novel is divided into four parts or segments. They are: (1) The Island (2) The Boys (3) The Woman and (4) The Journey. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Thomas Hudson: I've always loved you and couldn't help it. I can't help it now. I wish I could be some real good to you. Maybe I can if I get by this one, and the next one, and the next one.
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References Patton (1970) See more »

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Great! Visually stunning...excellent writing!
21 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mr. Peticlerc is an excellent writer. He's a wonderful person and I can't wait to see more from him. Islands in the Stream is a visually beautiful film. George C. Scott gave one of his best performances in my opinion. The writing on this film was wonderful because Denne was able to create realistic dialog that forced you to become in the moment. The screenplay was enthralling!! Peticlerc and Hemmingway are an inspiration and an encouragement, that true greatness CAN be achieved. I bought this film and I will forever be grateful for that purchase and the gift that Hemmingway and Peticlerc gave to me personally. I do more than tip my hat but actually throw it high in the air. respectably, Lyd


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