About

Amidst a nuclear war, a plane carrying a group of schoolboys crash lands on a deserted island. With no adult survivors, the boys are forced to fend for themselves. At first they cooperate, but when the they split into two separate camps -- one led by the pragmatic Ralph and the other by militaristic Jack -- their society falls into disarray, leading to a disturbing examination of human nature and...

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Directed by

Peter Brook

Written by

Peter Brook (Author)
William Golding (Author)

Runtime

92 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Evil is inherent in the human mind, whatever innocence may cloak it...

Cast

Keywords

survival whipping teenage boy deserted island child murderer rite swine south sea island flogging dead children degeneration innocence lost asthmatic aeronautics