After a plane crash in the ocean, a group of military students reach an island. Ralph organizes the boys, assigning responsibilities for each one. When the rebel Jack Merridew neglects the fire camp and they lose the chance to be seen by a helicopter, the group split under the leadership of Jack. While Ralph rationalizes the procedures, Jack returns to the primitivism, using the fear for the unknown (in a metaphor to the religion) to control the other boys, and hunting and chasing pigs, stealing the possession of Ralph's group and even killing people. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
No parents. No teachers. No rules... No mercy.
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Did You Know?
The movie is being watched on TV by Scott Drake and his wife Allison on "Seinfeld", S04, EP22, "The Handicap Parking". See more
The variety of banana that the boys are seen eating (probably the Cavendish) cannot grow in the wild without human intervention. See more
[all are marching and singing in cadence. One sings a sentence, the others repeat it
Mama, mama can't you see? / What the Army's done to me? / They put me in a barber's chair. / Spun me 'round, I had no hair./ I used to drive a Cadillac. / Now I'm marching in a pack. / I used to drive a Chevrolet. / Now I'm marching for my pay. / They took away my T.V. / Got me doing I.T.