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.
Footage from Apocalypse Now (1979) is shown in Richard's motel. This is Danny Boyle's favourite film.
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...
In the burial scene, the corpse blinks while the sand falls on his eyes.
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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