In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon (1980), two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love.
While the general theme of this film resembles "The Blue Lagoon" (the film for which this is a sequel), the basic plot is quite different. We open the film with a ship finding the craft with our original characters in it, Richard and Emmeline dead and Paddy alive. Established in the first film, the only word Paddy ever says is "Richard", so the crew assumes Richard is the infant's name. Taken in by Sarah, a widow with an infant baby girl Lilli, Richard (Paddy) is cared for in a return to civilization. Struck by cholera, the crew of the ship start to die and the captain sets Sarah, Richard, Lilli and a healthy crew member on a lifeboat in an attempt to preserve their lives. With water and food running short, the crew member escorting Sarah and the children becomes dangerous, so Sarah takes the only course of action she feels suitable to preserve the children: she strikes him and throws him overboard. Taking control of the small craft, she eventually guides them back to the island of ...Written by
Alone... wild... untamed... On an uncharted island, two young castaways have uncovered the mysteries of life. Now he must rescue her from the one thing that can destroy their love... civilization. See more »
While filming was indeed difficult at first, idyllic conditions prevailed as soon as Milla Jovovich and Brian Krause began their scenes. As if on schedule, breathtaking seas of deepest blue and endless azure skies highlighted the filmmaking activity on an expansive white sandy beach outside the village of Lavena. Maravu Beach, Bouma Falls, which cascades into a beautiful pool, and a swamp at Vunitai'awau, also proved to be spectacular locations as filming progressed. A climactic sequence was filmed in a shark channel at Vurevure by underwater photographers Ron Taylor and Valerie Taylor, who at the time were considered by many to be the foremost underwater photographers in the world. See more »
Richard continually beats the shark swimming across the reef. A shark can swim from between 25-45mph whereas most Olympic swimmers can only swim about 5mph. He would stand no chance. See more »
Mother died six years ago.
Capt. Jacob Hilliard:
How do you follow the years?
She taught us. We count the moons, we know that twelve full moon are one year.
We have Christmas and Thanksgiving, and Easter, although we're not exactly sure we celebrate them on the right days.
Capt. Jacob Hilliard:
It's utterly amazing, the two of you all these years in this remote, Godforsaken place.
Not Godforsaken, Captain Hilliard. Not Godforsaken at all.
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Both the US pan & scan DVD and the European wide screen DVD are reframed to cut out Lilli's breast in the scene where she's looking at herself in the mirror. The older VHS releases showed her nipple at the very bottom of the screen. See more »
I loved the original version, well, the 1980 original version, and I found this to be basically a copy which wanted to cash in on the success of the first. The theme was basically the same, with unnecessary violence added in.
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