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And the Sea Will Tell (1991)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 24 February 1991
Two couples--one wealthy and married, the other an ex-con and his hippie girlfriend-- separately set sail for a remote South Pacific island, each hoping to play "Adam and Eve" in paradise. ... See full summary »

Director:

Tommy Lee Wallace

Writers:

Vincent Bugliosi (book), Bruce Henderson (book) (as Bruce B. Henderson) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Crenna ... Vincent Bugliosi
Rachel Ward ... Jennifer Jenkins
Hart Bochner ... Buck Walker
Deidre Hall ... Muff Graham
John Kapelos ... Len Weinglass
Susan Blakely ... Gail Bugliosi
James Brolin ... Mac Graham
Clyde Kusatsu ... Enoki
Danny Kamekona ... Shishido
Mavor Moore Mavor Moore ... Judge King
Sheila Moore ... Kit
Marion Gilsenan Marion Gilsenan ... Sunny
Garwin Sanford ... Ted
Kevin McNulty ... Shoemaker
Terence Kelly ... Wheeler
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Two couples--one wealthy and married, the other an ex-con and his hippie girlfriend-- separately set sail for a remote South Pacific island, each hoping to play "Adam and Eve" in paradise. Instead of getting away from it all, they take it with them-- their pasts and prejudices, and the petty battles over status and material goods that arise from different social classes. Upon lovely Palmyra Island, two couples do arrive, but in 3 months time only one will leave alive. For the couple who get away, one of them has the extraordinary good luck to be defended in court by master attorney Vincent Bugliosi, prosecuting attorney of Charles Manson and author of the classic best selling book Helter Skelter. Written by IvanWong

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Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1991 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did not like it very much.
3 October 2005 | by NReeASee all my reviews

I began watching this movie expecting it to go one way and soon realized that my first impression was wrong. The acting is good. And the fact that it is based on a true story or "actual events" I find very interesting. When ever movies say that I always find myself wondering which part of the story they left out or added to to make the movie more dramatic. One thing I didn't much care for is the fact that her lawyer (played by Richard Crenna) touts himself as one who does not defend someone if he is not sure of their innocence. Yet, he agrees to represent this woman even though he questions her quilt and innocence through the whole movie. Did she do it? Or did she not? I know what I believe and for that reason I didn't much care for the ending. But you'll have to make up your own mind.


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