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Water (1985)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 18 April 1986 (USA)
A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.

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Farce about a British diplomat to a West Indian island nation who finds his idyllic existance thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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$510,136, 20 April 1986, Limited Release

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$1,256,862
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Alfred Molina: As a Frenchman, Pierre. See more »

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It is not the SAS sent to Cascasra, Infact it is the Parachute Regiment that is sent. See more »

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Baxter Thwaites: We don't get too many visitors here, except people whose ships have run aground.
Reverend Eric: Almost the entire population is descended from shipwreck victims.
Baxter Thwaites: Don't underestimate your own contribution, Eric.
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Featured in Violence and the Censors (1995) See more »

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Living on the Frontline
Written, Performed and Produced by Eddy Grant
(c) 1984, 1979 Greensheart Music
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Here here, I too thought it was one of the funniest films I have ever seen.
14 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

Although it has been a while since I have seen "Water" I still remember it to be one of the funniest films I have ever seen. I have fond memories of this picture. And still remember some of the scenes. Like the scene when the French Army dudes first land on the beach and break out their "rations". I also remember the scene where the new guy is talking about the guys and the resistance guys appear (from the bushes) behind him while he is being filmed. The actors are all "The Best". It's quite over the top but I loved it. All this occurred over some squabble over an Island (somewhere in the Caribbean). The interaction between Mr Caine's character and Deloris (his wife) is priceless.


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