“The Beach” is a recent movie that has been released on videocassette. The movie starts off with a young man traveling around the world in pursuit for a perfect society. During his journey he visits Bangkok, Thailand where he meets a rather unstable and somewhat insane man. Throughout their conversation, the insane man kept referring to an island of paradise. On this island, there are beautiful waterfalls, crystal clear water, and enormous fields of marijuana. The exact environment the young man was searching for. However, the man refused to tell the young man where it was. The next day, the young man found a map under his door leading to the enchanted island. When the young men went to the guy’s house he found him in a pool of blood, dead from suicide.
Before the young man left for the island, he did make a copy of the map and left it to a couple of guys he had met while in Thailand. (This copy would eventually lead to his downfall.) On his journey to this island, he had to take a plane, a private boat, and lastly to get to the actual island he had to swim around 2 kilometers.
Once he arrived at the island, he came across a small society completely hidden from the present world, as we know it. The society was made up of about 30 people. These people came from a variety of cultures, but one characteristic was common throughout. All had been travelers searching for paradise at one time in their life. Also, the young man learned that a group of nati...
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