Screening Film


The Beach

Journey Film Club

1 September 2015 · 7:15pm

Journey Film Club, Birmingham LGBT Centre 38/40 Holloway Circus Birmingham B1 1EQ · Get directions

Organised by: Journey Film Club

Certificate: 15

“Life’s a beach and then you die.”

The Beach is a 2000 adventure drama film directed by Danny Boyle and based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Alex Garland, which was adapted for the film by John Hodge. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio and features Tilda Swinton, Robert Carlyle, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillaume Canet, and Paterson Joseph. It was filmed on the Thai island Koh Phi Phi.

Twenty-something Richard travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of a strange map. Rumours state that it leads to a solitary beach paradise, a tropical bliss – excited and intrigued, he sets out to find it.

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