The Lightship

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The Lightship ★★ 1986 (PG-13)

On a stationary lightship off the Carolina coast, the crew rescues three men from a disabled boat, only to find they are murderous criminals. Duvall as a flamboyant homosexual psychopath is memorable, but the tale is pretentious, overdone, and hackneyed. Based on Siegfried Lenz's story. 87m/C VHS, DVD . Robert Duvall, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Tom Bower, William Forsythe, Arliss Howard; D: Jerzy Skolimowski.