The Beach Movie Review 2000

Information and Film Reviews for The Beach the Movie

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DiCaprio's follow-up to the blockbuster "Titantic" is an uneven adaptation of the novel by Alex Garland concerning a group of hedonists trying to find paradise and destroying their ideal in the process. Cynical young journalist Richard (DiCaprio) meets the manic Daffy (Carylyle) in a Bangkok dive and is given a map to a supposedly unspoiled island off the Thai coast. Impulsively, Richard asks French acquaintances Francoise (Ledoyen) and Etienne (Canet) to accompany him and they discover an odd settlement of Euro-trash, headed by Sal (Swinton), amidst a marijuana plantation guarded by gun-wielding thugs. Paradise turns out to be less than paradisical.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Island Fare, Generation X, Drug Use & Abuse, Sex on the Beach, Paradise Gone Awry
John Hodge
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillaume Canet, Robert Carlyle, Paterson Joseph, Peter Youngblood Hills, Jerry Swindall
Darius Khondji
Danny Boyle
Angelo Badalamenti
Andrew Macdonald, 20th Century-Fox

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