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Treasure Island (1999 film)

Treasure Island
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Movie poster
Directed by Peter Rowe
Produced by Pieter Kroonenburg
Julie Allan
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson (original novel)
Peter Rowe
Starring Jack Palance
Kevin Zegers
Patrick Bergin
Malcolm Stoddard
David Robb
Cody Palance
Dermot Keaney
Music by Neil Smolar
Cinematography Marc Charlebois
Distributed by Columbia TriStar
Release date(s) 1999[1]
Running time 94 min.
Country United States
Language English

Treasure Island is a 1999 film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island. It was written & directed by Peter Rowe, and starred Kevin Zegers as Jim Hawkins and Jack Palance as Long John Silver in his final film appearance.[2][3]

Plot

The narrative diverges from that of the novel in that Captain Smollett convinces Squire Trelawney and Doctor Livesey to cut Jim out of his rightful share of the treasure andso Jim then teams up with Silver. Smollett, Trelawney and Livesey are killed, and Jim and Silver escape with the treasure.

Cast

  • Jack Palance as Long John Silver
  • Kevin Zegers as Jim Hawkins
  • Malcolm Stoddard as Smollet
  • David Robb as Dr Livesey
  • Patrick Bergin as Billy Bones
  • Cody Palance as Blind Pew
  • Dermot Keaney as Israel Hands

Production

The film was shot in various locations on the Isle of Man, and distributed by Columbia TriStar and Fries Film Group.[4] The vessel used to portray the Hispaniola was the tall ship Earl of Pembroke. [5][6]

Awards

Producer Adrienne Gruben was nominated for the 2001 Independent Spirit Awards.[7]

References

External links

  • at the Internet Movie Database


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