About the film
based on a true story based on memoir or autobiography cult film deserted island
Release Date: March 05, 1986
|Production Companies||:||United British Artists (UBA), Cannon Group|
|Producers||:||Rick McCallum, Selwyn Roberts, Richard Johnson, Peter Shaw|
|Writers||:||Allan Scott, Lucy Irvine|
Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irving takes a chance on contacting him and after a couple of meetings they decide to go ahead. Once on the island things prove a lot less idyllic than in the movies, and gradually it becomes clear that it is Lucy who has the desire and the strength to try and see the year through.