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The Beach

2000 | 2h 0m | Drama

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The desire to find something real - to connect with something or someone - is what drives Richard, a young American backpacker who arrives in Thailand with adventure on his mind. Travel, he asserts, is the search for experience, the quest for something different. At a cheap hotel in Bangkok, Richard meets a French couple, Etienne and Francoise. He also encounters Daffy, an older traveler ravaged by years of sun and drugs. Rambling and paranoid, Daffy tells Richard the improbable tale of a secret island, a paradise on earth: the perfect beach, unsullied by tourists. The next day, Richard finds ...

Director

Danny Boyle

Writers

Stars

Leonardo DiCaprio Tilda Swinton Virginie Ledoyen Guillaume Canet

Release date

11 Feb 2000

Showtimes across London

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