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Castaway (1986)

Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irvine takes a chance on contacting him and ... See full summary »

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Sister Saint Margaret
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Sister Saint Winifred
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Jason
Todd Rippon ...
Rod
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Man in Pub
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Janice
Sorel Johnson ...
Lara
Len Peihopa ...
Ronald
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Mike Kingsland
Sean Hamilton ...
Geoffrey Kingsland
Sarah Harper ...
Swimming Teacher
Stephen Jenn ...
Shop Manager
Joseph Blatchley ...
Registrar
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Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irvine takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the island things prove a lot less idyllic than in the movies, and gradually it becomes clear that it is Lucy who has the desire and the strength to try and see the year through. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Adventure | Drama

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11 September 1987 (USA)  »

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A kitaszított  »

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$483,460
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Actor Richard Johnson a producer on the film actually appears uncredited as Oliver Reed's close friend and attorney. See more »

Quotes

Gerald Kingsland: I believe in our future here.
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Connections

Spoofed in Legends of Tomorrow: Land of the Lost (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

SLEEPY LAGOON
By Eric Coates
Chappell Music Ltd.
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Don't me misled...
29 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

Don't be misled by other comments posted here. The original uncensored version of this film shows Amanda Donohoe full frontal completely nude (yes, pubic hair and all). In fact she is fully nude in many, many scenes and with long lingering shots (almost voyeuristic).

She is a very beautiful woman and her nudity made the film far more realistic for 2 reasons. One is that people do often go about nude when there is nobody around, her nudity helped to convincingly portray a sense of isolation. Secondly, as a man I can get a sense of the frustration that Reed has when he sees her walking about and he can't touch.

I feel bad for the people who have seen this movie censored because there is very frequent high level nudity in this film, which means that the censored version would have been cut to ribbons. This may also explain the experience some people had with "short scenes" or "scenes that ended abruptly".

A very good film worth while watching (uncensored).


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