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Lord of the Flies(Movie, 1963)

PG-13
| 1h 32min | Genres: Thriller, Adventure, Drama
Lord of the FliesRating: 3.4/5 (with 132 votes)
Lord of the Flies is a 1963 British drama film, based on William Golding's novel of the same name about 30 schoolboys who are marooned on an island where the behaviour of the majority degenerates into savagery. It was written and directed by Peter Brook and produced by Lewis M. Allen. The film was in production for much of 1961, though the film did not premiere until 1963, and was not released in the United Kingdom until 1964. Golding himself supported the film. When Kenneth Tynan was a script editor for Ealing Studios he commissioned a script of Lord of the Flies from Nigel Kneale, but Ealing Studios closed in 1959 before it could be produced. The novel was adapted into a movie for a second time in 1990; the 1963 film is generally considered more faithful to the novel than the 1990 adaptation. ()
Movie poster of Lord of the Flies

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Awards & Nominations for Lord of the Flies

National Board of Review of Motion Pictures Palme d'Or

About Lord of the Flies

Amidst a nuclear war, a plane carrying a group of schoolboys crash lands on a deserted island. With no adult survivors, the boys are forced to fend for themselves. At first they cooperate, but when the they split into two separate camps -- one led by the pragmatic Ralph and the other by militaristic Jack -- their society falls into disarray, leading to a disturbing examination of human nature and a chilling conclusion.


Trailer for Lord of the Flies + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer 1(Trailer, 1:53)

Additional Information

Production country: United Kingdom (UK)
Based on the work of: William Golding ("Lord of the Flies")
Made by: Two Arts Ltd.
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 16 languages: Bulgarian (BG), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/13/1963
Cast: James Aubrey, Nicholas Hammond, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards
Director: Peter Brook
Producer: Lewis M. Allen
Executive Producer: Al Hine
Film Editor: Peter Brook
Director of Photography: Tom Hollyman
Composer: Raymond Leppard
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Повелитель мух"

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