Treasure Island (1999 movie)

1999 film by Peter Rowe

Treasure Island is a 1999 movie. It is from Robert Louis Stevenson's story. It was written and directed by Peter Rowe. It stars Kevin Zegers as Jim Hawkins and Jack Palance as Long John Silver.[2][3]

Treasure Island
Directed byPeter Rowe
Written byRobert Louis Stevenson (original novel)
Peter Rowe
Produced byPieter Kroonenburg
Julie Allan
StarringJack Palance
Kevin Zegers
Patrick Bergin
Malcolm Stoddard
David Robb
Cody Palance
Dermot Keaney
CinematographyMarc Charlebois
Music byNeil Smolar
Distributed byColumbia TriStar
Release date
January 8, 1999[1]
Running time
98 minutes
CountryUnited States

Story change

The story takes place in 1759. It differs from the book in that Captain Smollett convinces Squire Trelawney and Doctor Livesey to cut Jim, a 13-year-old boy, out of his rightful share of the treasure. Jim then teams up with Silver. Smollett, Trelawney, and Livesey are killed. Jim, Silver, and Ben Gunn escape with the treasure.

Cast change

Production change

The film was shot in various locations on the Isle of Man. It was distributed by Columbia TriStar and Fries Film Group.[2] The ship used as the Hispaniola was the tall ship Earl of Pembroke.[4][5]

Awards change

Producer Adrienne Gruben was nominated for the 2001 Independent Spirit Awards.[6]

References change

  1. "Treasure Island (1999) - IMDb". IMDb.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Treasure Island". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
  3. "Jack Palance filmography". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
  4. "Jack Palance and writer/director Peter Rose on the Earl of Pembroke". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2020-01-12.
  5. Rowe, Peter (Writer and Director) (1999). Treasure Island (Motion Picture). Isle Of Man. Columbia Tristar.
  6. "Treasure Island, Cast, Crew, Director and Awards". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-04-06.

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