Wealthy European aristocrat Liviu and his wife, Julia escape the harsh reality of WWII by vacationing on a tropical island. Due to unforeseen circumstances involving their ship, they end up stranded on the island along with their servants, Eusebio and Larsen. They run around lawlessly and slowly run out of food. Soon the servants revolt and the wealthy couple discover that they can’t escape the war.
Director: Arturo Ripstein.
Writers: Arturo Ripstein, José Emilio Pacheco & H.A.L. Craig (screenplay).
Stars: Peter O’Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Max von Sydow, Jorge Luke, Helena Rojo, Claudio Brook, Max Kerlow, Christa Walter, Mario Castillón Bracho, Anne Porterfield.