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Castaway

Castaway (1987)

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Nicolas Roeg directed this dreamy erotic adventure film based on two Australian non-fiction best-sellers -- Lucy Irvine's Castaway and Gerald Kingsland's The Islander. Both best-sellers concern former clerk and waitress Lucy Irvine's response to an advertisement placed by writer Gerald Kingsland in a magazine seeking "a wife for a year on a tropical island." Irvine responded to the ad and, after learning that she would have to pay for the trip to the island of Tuin (between New Guinea and

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Drama, Action & Adventure

Lucy Irvine, Allan Scott

Jan 29, 1992

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All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4) | Fresh (8) | Rotten (0) | DVD (2)

Despite all its short-comings, Roeg never lets things get dull--his camera sees to that.

June 21, 2010 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Strange Nicolas Roeg film doesn't quite work, but remains fascinating.

November 20, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

"mesmerizing visuals hold the attention, even when the plot does not"

July 29, 2002
Kalamazoo Gazette

One of Roeg's most watchable

July 26, 2002
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Great film, Oliver Reed delivers one of the best performances of his career! (Not to be confused with the Tom Hanks film)
September 29, 2009
SirPant

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Can't remeber much about this, a good plot and interesting to see how the two get on all alone on a deserted island. Spending most of the time in the nude.
June 20, 2007
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