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Hurricane (1979)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Drama  |  12 April 1979 (USA)
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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.

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Jack Sanford
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Running Man
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Charlotte Bruckner
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Father Malone
Dayton Ka'ne ...
Matangi
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Willie Myers ...
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Capt. Bruckner
Roo ...
Fire Dancer
Nancy Hall Rutgers ...
Nick Rutgers ...
Cmdr. Blair
Bernadette Sarcione ...
Siva
Richard Sarcione ...
Lt. Howard
Daniel Taea ...
Mali
John Taea ...
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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.

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There is only one safe place... in each other's arms.

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Adventure | Drama

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12 April 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Forbidden Paradise  »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)
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Filmed entirely on location in Bora Bora. The island was not the tourist destination it is today, so the production effectively had to build its accommodation. Producer Dino De Laurentiis bought up a plot of land and had a luxury hotel constructed on it. Actor Trevor Howard later claimed that one of the reasons for the film's failure was because De Laurentiis was more interested in his lucrative real estate venture than in his movie. See more »

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Dayton Ka'ne, Perfect!
9 November 2002 | by (Lancaster, California) – See all my reviews

The only thing I liked about this film is Dayton Ka'ne. Perfect. But Mia Farrow was badly chosen. Miscast. They should have chosen a much younger actress. Dayton Ka'ne was in another film, completed in 1979, "Beyond The Reef" (1981) (Also known as "Shark Boy of Bora Bora" and "Sea Killer"), produced by Dino De Laurentiis. I sure wish "Beyond the Reef" was available on VHS and DVD. It would have been nice if Dayton Ka'ne had a longer acting career.


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