The Blue Lagoon Poster

Release Date: July 4th, 1980

DVD Release Date: October 5th, 1999

R|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Seven-year-old cousins Emmeline (Elva Josephson) and Richard (Glenn Kohan) survive a shipwreck and find themselves marooned on a beautiful island somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Under the tutelage of a fellow castaway, Paddy Button (Leo McKern), the two learn the basics of survival. When Paddy dies, however, the now adolescent Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard (Christopher Atkins) are on their own to discover sex, love and loneliness in a tropical paradise.

Cast: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern, William Daniels, Elva Josephson, Glenn Kohan, Alan Hopgood, Gus Mercurio

Director: Randal Kleiser

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Romance

Production Co: Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Growing up, Endearing, Playful, Survival, Father, Love


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