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Water (1985)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 18 April 1986 (USA)
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A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Baxter
... Pamela
... Dolores
... Sir Malcolm
... Delgado
... Rob
... Eric
... Jay Jay
... Deke Halliday
... Spender
Trevor Laird ... Pepito
Chris Tummings ... Garfield
Stefan Kalipha ... Cuban (as Stephan Kalipha)
... Cuban
Kelvin Omard ... Nado
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Farce about a British diplomat to a West Indian island nation who finds his idyllic existance thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Handmade Films Website

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18 April 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Вода  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$510,136, 20 April 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,256,862
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The island in the movie is the Caribbean island St. Lucia, easily identified by the pointed peak in some scenes, one of the two Pitons, the island's most iconic landmarks. It was a former British colony, that gained full independence in 1979, although it is still part of the British Commonwealth. See more »

Goofs

It is not the SAS sent to Cascasra, Infact it is the Parachute Regiment that is sent. See more »

Quotes

Baxter Thwaites: How can we maintain decorum if our spiritual leader is trying to put his hand up Miss Cascara's skirt?
Delores: You prefer he put his hand up my skirt?
Baxter Thwaites: Ar least you're used to it. You won't scream.
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Featured in Violence and the Censors (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Cascara
Music by Mike Moran
Lyrics by Ian La Frenais
Sung by Lance Ellington
(c)1984 Ganga Publishing BV
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The weather? Sunny!
16 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

I have a feeling that there will be only a few who would recognise this line, but that's good. It means the rest of you are going to have to see it. I first saw this movie in my 10th grade World History class and have loved it ever since. The story is solid, and it realistically represents all the crazy things that can happen when outside interests become fanatic. Every character in the cast adds to this realism, despite the fact that on the outside they are broadly portrayed. You don't really realise any of this when you are falling over from laughing. You can't beat a two-man revolutionary army, and Baxter's sleazy wife. And when they get invaded? More joy! It is frankly impossible to explain it...so I won't. My question is, where in the hell did Baxter actually meet this woman?


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