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The Mosquito Coast
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2.5 Stars
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Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: With Jessica at Showcase Orange
Rating: PG Year: 1986 Category: Drama
Director: Peter Weir Time: 117 min. Writer: Paul Schrader

Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Utterly compelling, novelistic saga of iconoclastic inventor and idealist (Ford, in a knockout performance) who moves his family to remote village in Central America where he creates an incredible utopia ...and proceeds to play God. Not for all tastes, since Ford's character is unsympathetic (though he was even worse in Paul Theroux's novel!). Beautifully crafted, with fine screenplay by Paul Schrader. A serious and emotionally gripping film.
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