Lord of the Flies 1963

views updated

Lord of the Flies ★★★½ 1963

Proper English schoolboys stranded on a desert island during a nuclear war are transformed into savages. A study in greed, power, and the innate animalistic/ survivalistic instincts of human nature. Based on William Golding's novel, which he described as a “journey to the darkness of the human heart.” 91m/B VHS, DVD . GB James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin, Tom Gamen; D: Peter Brook; W: Peter Brook; C: Tom Hollyman; M: Raymond Leppard.

About this article

Lord of the Flies 1963

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article