Man Friday (1975)

Man Friday

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If you're looking for revisionism, Man Friday has it in abundance. Peter O'Toole stars as Daniel Defoe's fabled castaway Robinson Crusoe, while Richard Roundtree plays Crusoe's "man Friday". Crusoe makes it his mission in life to convert Friday to Christianity, but this pales in comparison to the marooned man's strenuous efforts to be accepted by Friday's fellow tribesmen. In fact, due to Friday's superior know-how, it is Crusoe who ends up the slave! This curious turn of events was the basis of … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
On DVD: Jan 1, 1998
Runtime:

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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
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Mediocre Robinson Crusoe-like tale starring O'Toole.

November 1, 2008
Video-Reviewmaster.com

A fascinating screen interpretation of Daniel Defoe's classic story about the survival attempts of two men from very different cultures

Full Review… | January 18, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

July 24, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

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