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Release Date:
12 April 1979 (USA) See more »
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There is only one safe place... in each other's arms.
Plot:
The desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and an American painter, against the will of her father. Amid this man-made tension comes a hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled. | Add synopsis »
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Inconceivably dull. See more (17 total) »

Cast

 

Timothy Bottoms ... Jack Sanford
Piero Bushin ... Running Man

Mia Farrow ... Charlotte Bruckner

Trevor Howard ... Father Malone
Dayton Ka'ne ... Matangi

James Keach ... Sgt. Strang
Willie Myers ... Cpl. Morrah (credit only)

Jason Robards ... Capt. Bruckner
Roo ... Fire Dancer
Nancy Hall Rutgers ... Mrs. Blair
Nick Rutgers ... Cmdr. Blair
Bernadette Sarcione ... Siva
Richard Sarcione ... Lt. Howard
Daniel Taea ... Mali
John Taea ... Faleiva
Simplet Tefane ... Velaga
Ariirau Tekurarere ... Moana
Noel Teparii ... Tano
Taeve Tetuamia ... Elder
Manu Tupou ... Samolo

Max von Sydow ... Dr. Danielsson
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Directed by
Jan Troell 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Norman Hall  novel
Charles Nordhoff  novel
Lorenzo Semple Jr.  writer

Produced by
Dino De Laurentiis .... producer
Lorenzo Semple Jr. .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nino Rota 
 
Cinematography by
Sven Nykvist 
 
Film Editing by
Sam O'Steen 
 
Casting by
Michael McLean 
 
Production Design by
Danilo Donati 
 
Art Direction by
Giovanni Natalucci 
Giorgio Postiglione 
 
Set Decoration by
Danilo Donati 
Giorgio Postiglione 
 
Costume Design by
Danilo Donati 
 
Production Management
Pino Butti .... production manager
Anselmo Parrinello .... unit manager
 
Sound Department
Graham V. Hartstone .... sound re-recording mixer
Nicolas Le Messurier .... sound re-recording mixer
Gordon K. McCallum .... sound mixer
John W. Mitchell .... sound recordist
Norman B. Schwartz .... post-synch dialogue director
Donald C. Rogers .... technical director of sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Joe Bernardi .... special effects crew
Joe Day .... special effects
Aldo Puccini .... special effects
Glen Robinson .... special effects
Raymond Robinson .... special effects crew
Wayne Rose .... special effects crew
Jack Sampson .... special effects crew
 
Visual Effects by
Frank Van der Veer .... supervisor of photographic effects
 
Music Department
Chris Kelly .... music editor
 
Other crew
Cocò .... choreographer
Raffaella De Laurentiis .... production assistant
Luciano Tartaglia .... first assistant accountant
Hector Freeman .... production staff (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
120 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints) | Dolby (35 mm prints)
Certification:
Iceland:12 | South Korea:18 | UK:A (cinema release) (heavily cut) | UK:15 (video release) (uncut) | USA:PG | West Germany:12

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Trivia:
Roman Polanski was contracted by 'Dino De Laurentiis' to direct this film, but when Polanski fled to country to avoid prosecution on a sex-with-a-minor charge Jan Troell was hired to replace him at the last minute.See more »
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Inconceivably dull., 10 January 2000
Author: gridoon

One of the worst movies ever made. It's a remake of a 1937 disaster epic, which I haven't seen, and it's so impossibly dull, so lifeless and enervated that my guess is, if you ever start watching it, you won't finish it through. The climactic hurricane sequences are OK, but not really spectacular by today's standards - and how many viewers will have survived the 90 minutes that the movie takes to get there? Lots of good actors (Farrow, Von Sydow, Timothy Bottoms) are pitifully wasted. Don't say you weren't warned.

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