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.
This was Leonardo DiCaprio's first film in two years, after a 10-minute cameo in Woody Allen's Celebrity (1998).
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 Duffy first talks to Richard you can see there's a toilet in Duffy's room. Later, when Richard goes into Duffy's room there is no toilet.
This film had some differences from the novel that wasn't seen in the film:
English, French, Swedish, Thai, Serbian
$15,277,921 13 February 2000