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This conventional drama about two people on a desert island is enhanced by good acting on the part of Oliver Reed as middle-aged Gerald Kingsland, the man who wants to go native, and Amanda Donohoe as Lucy Irvine, the woman who joins him. Lucy has a dull job in wintry London so when she sees an ad from Gerald asking for a woman to come with him to an island near Papua New Guinea for one year, she answers yes, he agrees, and off they go. Clothes are optional. Their personalities are not always in agreement but what is more problematical than their emotional and mental state is their physical state. Neither one remembered to bring any medical supplies and soon everything takes a turn for the worse.

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Oliver Reed
as Gerald Kingsland
Amanda Donohoe
as Lucy Irvine
Georgina Hale
as Sister Saint Margaret
Frances Barber
as Sister Saint Winifred
John Sessions
as Man in Pub
Sarah Harper
as Swimming Teacher
Stephen Jenn
as Shop Manager
Paul Reynolds
as Mike Kingsland
Sean Hamilton
as Geoffrey Kingsland
Arthur Cox
as Manager
Gordon Honeycombe
as TV Newscaster
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Critic Reviews for Castaway

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Audience Reviews for Castaway

  • Jun 20, 2007
    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.
    Dean K Super Reviewer
  • Oct 25, 2006
    Interesting story well performed by the two leads - Amanda Donohoe & Oliver Reed.
    ♥ Chani L Super Reviewer

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