The Beach

Year: 2000
Country: UK, USA
Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakijjanon, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillome Canet, Tilda Swinton
Genre: adventure, drama, romance
Runtime: 119 min.
Age: 16+

The story centers on a young nicotine-addicted traveler named Richard, an avid pop-culture buff with a particular love for video games and Vietnam War movies. While at a hotel in Bangkok, he finds a map left by his strange, whacked-out neighbor, who just committed suicide. The map supposedly leads to a legendary island paradise where some other wayward souls have settled.

Awards & Festivals:

Berlin Film Festival – participation