almost 4 years
Deeply disturbed when I watched this as a child. But now I know why
Of course it's not the book. It could never be the book. But hey, it's the movie :)
Lord of the Flies is a 1990 American thriller film adapted from the classic novel Lord of the Flies written by William Golding. It is the second film adaptation of the book, the first being the 1963 film Lord of the Flies. The film was a moderate box office success and critics gave it average reviews. It took many literary licenses with the book.
An aircraft carrying young military school cadets returning home crash lands into the sea near a remote, uninhabited, jungle island Paradise in the Pacific Ocean. Among the survivors is the pilot, Captain Benson (Michael Greene), who is seriously injured and delirious. Meanwhile, on the beach, a fat cadet, nicknamed “Piggy” (Danuel Pipoly), finds a conch seashell and takes it to the grouped cadets, who adopt it to signal the right to speak and be heard by the group. The senior cadet, and one of the elder boys, Cadet LT. Colonel Ralph (Balthazar Getty), organizes a meeting to discuss surviving their predicament. Ralph and Jack (Chris Furrh)...