In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.
In this sequel to the 1980 classic, two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become tanned teenagers in love.
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John G. Avildsen
Lesley Ann Warren,
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On a journey to San Francisco, Richard, his father and cousin Emmeline find themselves on a ship about to explode. Rushed to a lifeboat with Paddy Button, the two children escape while their father (and uncle) are on another lifeboat. In the chaos following, the lifeboats are separated. Paddy, Richard and Emmeline find themselves with no food and no water stuck in the middle of nowhere. After some time, the three come across an uncharted paradise, where Paddy quickly teaches the children fishing, hunting and building. After maybe a month or two, Paddy gets very drunk off a barrel of rum found on the island when they first arrive, and drowns in the middle of the night. Emmeline and Richard, now alone and very scared, move location and rebuild their island home. Many years later, the two young teenagers have developed a very real home, but hormones and feelings between the two strain their friendship, until Richard, who is still very determined to reach San Francisco, is let down by ... Written by
Two children are shipwrecked alone on a lost tropical island. Nature is kind to them. They thrive on the bounty of the jungle and the lagoon. The boy grows tall. The girl beautiful. They swim naked over coral reefs. They run in a cathedral of trees. And the warm winds, the tropic moon, the silk sand conspire to enchant them. When their love happens, it is natural as the sea, and as powerful. Love as nature intended to be. See more »
It was the director's original concept to have the two grown characters play the entire film in the nude, which scared off many actors (including Jennifer Jason Leigh, who was the first choice for the female lead.) After Leigh passed on the project, the producers offered Diane Lane and Willie Aames the film after screen-testing them together in Mexico, where Lane was shooting a western...but the pair discussed the nudity together after the crew left and called a few days later to say they wouldn't do the film, either. With shooting set to begin in a matter of days, the desperate director agreed to let Shields make the film predominantly clothed, with a body double employed for the nude scenes. With that settled, the casting director returned to the thousands of audition tapes they'd made over the course of a year, and decided Christopher Atkins would be alright if he permed his hair to look more "savage." See more »
The night Em has the baby, Richard hears the drums and it's daylight. He goes to the other side of the island, it's night time. Then Emmeline has the baby and it's daylight again as it turns to dusk. See more »
'The Blue Lagoon' has long been considered a cult classic. However, the film is much more than that. Shields and Atkins, two gorgeous lead actors, are partially nude throughout the film, pulling the attention away from the beautiful story. Look beyond the skin displayed on screen...'The Blue Lagoon' is a great coming-of-age film. It is a film that I personally have enjoyed viewing time and time again. See it for what it is, and you will not be dissapointed. You may even decide to add this one to your collection, it is definately WORTHY!
This film should be remembered for displaying the best performances to date for Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins. Shields is still in the limelight, for starring in a few cheap direct-to-video flicks and the surprise-hit show 'Suddenly Susan' from a few years back...and Christopher Atkins has appeared in a few films as well, most notably his role in the '96 film "It's My Party." However, Atkins career took a steep downfall and he lost much of his popularity from 'Lagoon' after he won the Razzie Award for Worst Actor for the movie 'A Night in Heaven' back in '83. Be sure to check out 'The Blue Lagoon.' I give it a good 8/10.
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