Christopher Atkins was a high school senior with no acting experience when he landed the role as the shipwrecked teenage heartthrob Richard in "The Blue Lagoon. After landing the part opposite a young Brooke Shields, he says the cast was swept off to film in Fiji. Aktins says they spent the first two weeks living on a boat and getting into character. He said it will come out in your eyes, it will come out in real time on film. After the film debuted, Atkins says he couldn't go anywhere without being mobbed by fans. Though fame opened many new doors, Atkins learned they could close just as quickly. And I lost the role. ET on OWN.
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Watch now. In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon , two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love. Two high school students become stranded on a tropical island and must rely on each other for survival. They learn more about themselves and each other while falling in love. In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific and fall in love while growing up together. A drifter named Beaudray Demerille wins a young orphan named Wanda in a poker game and takes her gold prospecting in the Grand Canyon. A high-school student's love for a year-old girl is thwarted by parental disapproval, circumstance, and accident; he burns down her family's house and is committed to psychiatric hospital. Rachvelians, notables with their slowness tell awkward, partly unbelievable and very funny anecdotes they have gone through, while their countryman participates in long-distance race. A teenage pinball hustler Brooke Shields travels with a would-be rock star Ken Marshall and plays a bar owner Charles Durning in a grudge match.
The film stars Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins. The film tells the story of two young children marooned on a tropical island paradise in the South Pacific. With neither the guidance nor the restrictions of society, emotional and physical changes arise as they reach puberty and fall in love.
Do we really feel what we feel or do we feel what we think we should feel? How would our mind have evolved if we were all Richards and Emmelines? That was a truly wonderful film and both played their parts brilliantly. Good of you to bring it to the fore after all these years and people from all walks of life could learn a lot from it. Well worth watching. Wearing a rag around your crotch is even more silly on a castaway island than in big cities. We both enjoyed watching this movie. While it catered to a textile audience in general, it did emphasize the importance of preserving the beauty and wholesomeness of nudity and innocence.