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Summary: Richard (DiCaprio) is a young American backbacker who arrives in Thailand seeking to connect with something or someone "real." When a crazy neighbor (Carlyle) in his hotel offers him a mysterious map to a legendary beach paradise off the coast, he jumps at the chance and urges a French couple to join him. The explorers discover a mysterious colony of travelers sworn to protect a secret which may destroy the new found paradise.
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Runtime: 119 min
Rating: Rated R for violence, some strong sexuality, language and drug content.
Production: Figment Films
Genres: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Countries: USA, UK
Languages: English, French, Swedish, Thai, Serbo-Croatian
Home Release Date: Jul 25, 2000
Director Credit
Danny Boyle Director
Writer Credit
Alex Garland Novel
John Hodge Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Leonardo DiCaprio Richard
Cast Credit
Abhijati 'Meuk' Jusakul Senior Farmer
Daniel York Hustler
Guillaume Canet Étienne
Jak Boon Travel Agent
Jerry Swindall Sammy
Kaneung 'Nueng' Kenia Farmer
Krongthong Thampradith Woman With Key
Patcharawan Patarakijjanon Hotel Receptionist
Peter Youngblood Hills Zeph
Robert Carlyle Daffy
Sanya 'Gai' Cheunjit Farmer
Somboon Phutaroth Cleaning Woman
Virginie Ledoyen Françoise
Weeratham 'Norman' Wichairaksakui Detective
Producer Credit
Andrew Macdonald Producer
Callum McDougall Co-Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: