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Crusoe (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  31 March 1989 (USA)
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Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.

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Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.

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Crusoe - Etelämeren seikkailija  »

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When Crusoe comes up from the hull of the ship, after salvaging provisions, there is a CINDER BLOCK in the frame behind Mr. Quinns "Crusoe" character. Cinder blocks were not used until the 1920's. See more »

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Lovely to look at but not much else here
29 December 2001 | by (Tampa, Florida) – See all my reviews

If you can't sleep some night, I recommend this flick from 1988 starring pretty Aidan Quinn and the beautiful Seychelle Islands. Very loosely based on "Robinson Crusoe", the story is switched to 1808 America at the beginning with Quinn as a cocky young slave trader who hires a boat to take him to Africa for more human booty. The ship founders on an idyllic unsettled island in a storm and Crusoe and the ship's dog (with a name out of a 50's sitcom) are the only survivors. Crusoe quickly learns to fend for himself and eventually acquires the companionship on an equally-snotty Friday with whom he experiences several life-affirming moments, all exquisitely shot by major cinematographer/minor director Caleb Deschanel. A snore for most adults, this picture might appeal to youngster bookworms on a rainy day.


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