The Blue Lagoon


Genres: Adventure, Drama, Romance

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About The Blue Lagoon

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Set in the lush environs of a deserted tropical island, this film (which received an Oscar nomination for NĂ©stor Almendros's gorgeous cinematography) tells the story of two shipwrecked children, Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard (Christopher Atkins). As the cute kids turn into strikingly beautiful teenagers, nature takes its course: The pair falls in love and attempts to forge a life in the isolated paradise.

Cast: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, William Daniels, Leo McKern

Director: Randal Kleiser

Release Year: 1980

Length: 104 minutes

Rating: R

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