Hell in the Pacific

Directed by John Boorman

Year: 1968
Running Time: 103
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: U.S.
Language: Engish
Genres: Adventure, War
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Hell in the Pacific

Cast
Lee Marvin
Toshiro Mifune

Crew
Directed by John Boorman


From John Boorman, the director of Deliverance and The Emerald Forest comes this gripping adventure about two wartime enemies trapped alone on a deserted island. Screen legends Lee Marvin (Prime Cut, Monte Walsh, The Dirty Dozen) and Toshiro Mifune (Yojimbo, The Challenge) deliver striking and well-etched performances in this searing psychological drama that packs plenty of action and excitement. From the instant they meet, a marooned American soldier (Marvin) and his Japanese counterpart (Mifune) have the same objective: to kill each other. But it soon becomes apparent that the only way they will survive is by forging an uneasy truce and cooperating with each other. Can they rise above the hatred that divides them long enough to stay alive? Two of the film's best features are the terrific color photography by the great Conrad Hall (In Cold Blood) and original musical score by the legendary Lalo Schifrin (Bullitt).

Reviews

"Highly Recommended to fans and first-timers alike."

"This Blu-Ray edition submerges all previous home video releases."

"Boorman’s strong direction and Conrad Hall’s knockout cinematography insure a maximum visual impact; it’s great filmmaking all around."

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