The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe
- Original title
- Robinson Crusoe
- Aventuras de Robinson Crusoe
- Running time
- 89 min.
Luis Buñuel, Hugo Buttler (Novel: Daniel Defoe)
Felipe de Alba,
José Chávez Trowe,
Co-production Mexico-United States; Producciones Tepeyac
Drama | 17th Century. Survival Film
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- Synopsis / Plot
- While on a trip to acquire a boatload of slaves, Robinson Crusoe's (Dan O'Herlihy) ship is wrecked upon the shore of a remote island. There, he must learn to survive with the help of his slave, Friday. Director Luis Bunuel injects his adaptation of Daniel Dafoe's classic adventure novel with compelling elements of morality and religion. O'Herlihy was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance. This was both Bunuel's first color film and his only English language production.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Actor (Dan O'Herlihy)
: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best FIlm
: Ariel Awards: 6 Awards including Best Movie and Director. 7 Nominations
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