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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... See full summary »

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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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18 April 1986 (USA)  »

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$1,300,000 (USA)
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The fictional island name of Cascara which contained a wellspring of mineral water with a 'slight laxative effect' was somewhat of a spoof, as the plant Cascara, (whose scientific name is 'Rhamnus purshiana'), is said to produce its own laxative effects. See more »

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When Ms. Baxter speaks to her husband by megaphone, her voice sounds equally amplified despite the distance between mouth and the microphone varying wildly. See more »

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Pamela: You once called me an undesirable alien...
Baxter Thwaites: I lied!
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Written and performed by Mighty Gabby
Produced by Eddy Grant
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Here here, I too thought it was one of the funniest films I have ever seen.
14 July 2007 | by (Vanuatu) – 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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