Vicenarian Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss. Excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
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Garland's novel centers on a young nicotine-addicted traveler named Richard, an avid pop-culture buff with a particular love for video games and Vietnam War movies. While at a hotel in Bangkok, he finds a map left by his strange, whacked-out neighbor, who just committed suicide. The map supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled. Written by
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When Daffy interrupts Richard in his hotel room while sleeping, they never actually exchanged names. However, Daffy shakes Richards hand before he leaves and says "Hey Richard, nice knowing you." See more »
My name is Richard. So what else do you need to know? Stuff about my family, or where I'm from? None of that matters. Not once you cross the ocean and cut yourself loose, looking for something more beautiful, something more exciting and yes, I admit, something more dangerous. So after eighteen hours in the back of an airplane, three dumb movies, two plastic meals, six beers and absolutely no sleep, I finally touch down; in Bangkok.
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Pretty good, despite all the bad reviews I've read
I went to this one, knowing that it could be crap, but hey, I do not care
what others think and once again this way of thinking did not prove me
This flick is basically about a young twenty who goes away on a trip to
Thailand by himself, because he wants to forget his past. There he meets a
loony (Robert Carlyle) who gives him a map to a secret paradise. He asks
strangers, Françoise (Virginie Ledoyen who was really great in her first
American Film and good looking too by the way) and Etienne (Guillaume
to come and join them.
After they have found the island they meet an alternative group who lives
there and they join them, but after a while problems evolve and a minor
'hell' breaks loose.
This is the plain story-line of the movie, but there is so much more to
it has a message and that really is what fascinated me a lot in the
beginning and at the end. There was a good story there, but the way it was
brought over, never really losing the actual message out of sight. Now
believe me the direction, the soundtrack and the cast are good. There also
is a bit gore, but it fits good in the movie and is not
Yet this film is not flawless, it was good entertainment over all, yes and
it was very good in the beginning and in the end, but in the middle when
Richard (Leonardo DiCaprio) loses it, so does the film and that is a
It is just too weird, too long and too incomprehensible (in the sense that
the viewer himself doesn't know if it is real or not). It could have been
much better, but I guess it had to be.
NO MUST SEE BUT DEFINATELY WORTH A TRIP TO THE VIDEOSTORE OR TO THE CINEMA
AT A DISCOUNT!!!!!!!!
7 out of 10
P.S. Don't agree?????, sue me!!!!!!!!!!! or mail me (see
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