The desperate love affair between a young Samoan chief and an American painter, against the will of her father. Amid this man-made tension comes a hurricane so devastating, the lives of the lovers and the entire island are imperiled.
There is only one safe place... in each other's arms.
Did You Know?
was contracted by 'Dino De Laurentiis' to direct this film, but when Polanski fled to country to avoid prosecution on a sex-with-a-minor charge Jan Troell
was hired to replace him at the last minute. See more
Referenced in Psych: True Grits