R | | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Vicenarian Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss. Excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.
During filming, a boat accident endangered the life of several crew members, including director Danny Boyle and Leonardo DiCaprio. Fortunately, no one was seriously hurt.
My name is Richard. So what else do you need to know? Stuff about my family, or where I'm from? None of that matters. Not once you cross the ocean and cut yourself loose, looking for something more beautiful, something more exciting and yes, I admit...
When Sten is carried out of the water draped around his friend's back, there is no sign of a shark bite to his right side, but when he reaches the community, the shark bite to his right side is visible.
This film had some differences from the novel that wasn't seen in the film:
English, French, Swedish, Thai, Serbian
£2,418,321 (UK) (13 February 2000)
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