PG | | Adventure, Drama
The desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and an American painter, against the will of her father. Amid this man-made tension comes a hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.
In an onset report (after Roman Polanski had quit the picture), Roger Ebert states that the film was using a script by Polanski and Lorenzo Semple Jr., also that it was being heavily rewritten. Polanski is not credited in the final picture.