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South Pacific (2001)

During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war ... See full summary »

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During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war is tearing them apart. Written by Ryan Briggs

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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The musical number "Happy Talk" (sung by Bloody Mary) has been cut from this version of the musical because it was considered too politically incorrect. The song is never cut from stage productions of "South Pacific", and was included in the 1958 film version. See more »

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The Grumman Goose seaplane used in the filming had retractable floats. The retractable floats weren't added to the Gooses till the late 1950's. See more »


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Younger Than Springtime
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Harry Connick Jr.
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Bali-Low!
27 March 2001 | by (Auburn, Me) – See all my reviews

Without a doubt Glenn Close an exceptional actress with many brilliant performances throughout her career is horribly miscast as "Young" Ensign Nellie Forbush. This more than anything sent this made for TV production of this classic musical and James A. Michener story right into the bilges. She resembled nothing less than a female Naval Officer who is in her mid 50's and would be more interested in romantically pursuing the other nurses than the Emile de Becque character. If you want to watch this story then the 1958 version with Mitzi Gaynor and Ray Walston is the one to go with because this one gets the Deep Six.


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