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Castaway (1986) Nicolas Roeg, Oliver Reed, Amanda Donohoe, Georgina Hale, Adventure, Drama

Castaway (Nicolas Roeg, 1986)
Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irvine takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the island things prove a lot less idyllic than in the movies, and gradually it becomes clear that it is Lucy who has the desire and the strength to try and see the year through.

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