субота, 22. септембар 2012.

MOVIES - PIRATES 1998

• Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson, The (1998)
• Figlio di Sandokan, Il (1998)
• Frenchman's Creek (1998)
• Hornblower: The Even Chance [aka Horatio Hornblower: The Duel] (1998)
• Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant [aka Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship] (1998)
• In Search of History: Pirates of the Barbary Coast (1998)
• Mystic Nights and Pirate Fights (1998)
• Natie the Pirate (1998)
• New Swiss Family Robinson, The (1998)
Pirate Island of Jean Laffite, The (1998)
• Pirates (1998)
• ADULT: Selen nell'isola del tesoro [aka Selen: The Girl from Treasure Island] (1998)
• Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson, The (1998)
Director: Declan Eames
Writer: Harry Duffin
Cast: Gareth Howells [Ben Thomas, 30 episodes, 1998]
[TV Series - English - Color - New Zealand - Cloud Nine Entertainment] 
1. Survival: Part 1
2. Survival: Part 2
3. Survival: Part 3
BOSTON - AMERICA - 1830's - David Robinson finds the comfortable life as chief clerk in his father-in-law's shipping firm tedious . He accepts the offer to open a new branch for the firm in Canton in China, and embarks with his wife Elizabeth and children, Ernst, Joanna and Christina and the family dog, Bruno, on the perilous sailing voyage. Aboard the ship the children meet the crew: a novice seaman Ben Thomas (and there is certainly a hint of mutual attraction between him and Joanna), Billy Cobb, the black cabin boy (with whom the young Christina strikes up an...
4. The Island of the Gods: Part 1
5. The Island of the Gods: Part 2
6. The Island of the Gods: Part 3
A month after the shipwreck. Through Ernst's narration - and the diary he is keeping of events - the family are still struggling with living/surviving off the land and are growing crops, keeping chickens, rearing wild pigs and a goat. But, prompted by the sudden activity of the island's volcano, they are planning to escape and have improved the raft to make it seaworthy. Parsons and Ben have set up home in a squalid cave on a barren outlying island nearby. They fear the family may surprise them and steal the boat. From their island they observe the unsuspecting...
7. Invasion: Part 1
8. Invasion: Part 2
9. Invasion: Part 3
Third/fourth month. The family are still battling against the forces of Mother nature (and often themselves) and are looking forward to their first harvest, which they plan to celebrate on the Fourth of July, American Independence Day. Ernst, however, is still hopeful of rescue, so that he can build a career( as a writer ) for himself back in civilization. Unknown to anyone a 
ship is heading towards the island. She is The Viper, a notorious pirate ship captained by the rascally "Captain" Samuel Scaggs and his ex-convict partner, Bonnie Mary.
10. Princess from the Sea: Part 1
11. Princess from the Sea: Part 2
12. Princess from the Sea: Part 3
The family still look to each other - and often the dear Lord - for comfort, support and guidance as they struggle with life in the natural world which at times feels like a tropical paradise and other times like a prison. The family decide to build a fort on a hill to defend themselves in the event of attack again from any third parties such as pirates/natives. While searching for 
driftwood, Ernst sees a beautiful native girl arrive alone in a canoe. She is tired and distressed. He is trying to befriend her when a war canoe arrives in pursuit of the girl.
13. Captives: Part 1
14. Captives: Part 2
15. Captives: Part 3
As always, through Ernst's narration and his diary we view life on the island though his eyes and realize that the Robinsons have been shipwrecked for approximately six months. The family celebrate their first harvest. All seems peaceful and idyllic, but while out hunting Joanna and Ernst discover animal spoor of a seemingly large ape like creature. David is keen to investigate, but Elizabeth is concerned for her family's safety. Christina is captured by Ben and Parsons, who take her back to their island. When Parsons sees her black pearl, he becomes convinced that...
16. The Ghost of Raven Jones: Part 1
17. The Ghost of Raven Jones: Part 2
18. The Ghost of Raven Jones: Part 3
Monsoon winds have destroyed the family's crops and set their animals free. Tensions run high between family members now that they're faced with the prospect of starting again and once more have to go hunting for food. Ernst in particular is angry with David for seeming to have given up on the daily ritual of lighting the beacon, in the hope of attracting rescue. He confronts his father and an angry scene ensues. Elizabeth confirms David's growing realization that Ernst is simply coming of age and both pray that he receives guidance from the dear Lord as he struggles...
19. The Treasure Hunt: Part 1
20. The Treasure Hunt: Part 2
21. The Treasure Hunt: Part 3
The family bonds are particularly strong as Christmas approaches and sentiments are mixed with each member of the family reflecting on the life they once had back in Boston - and a life in the natural world. Christina and Billy are concerned if St. Nicholas can never find their island home and the family improvise the making of gifts and preparations. For all that the 
situation seems tragically hopeless, David and Elizabeth rally the family and they celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ - and Christmas in their island home with the improvised tree and presents.
22. Starcrossed Lovers: Part 1
23. Starcrossed Lovers: Part 2
24. Starcrossed Lovers: Part 3
Approximately month fourteen. Ben is now a member of the family group, but David is concerned that he and Joanna are becoming very close. He tries various means to keep them apart, despite Elizabeth's view that the more he tries , the more the young couple will seek to see each other. Billy and Christina are trying to secretly build a raft to explore a nearby river, but David's insistence on them doing school lessons is hampering their progress. Billy tricks Emily into doing the schoolwork for them and the raft progresses. When Billy overhears Ben declaring his love...
25. Paradise Lost: Part 1
26. Paradise Lost: Part 2
27. Paradise Lost: Part 3
Month sixteen. Life is idyllic for the little community. The farm is flourishing and everyone is preparing for the forthcoming marriage of Ben and Joanna. David, as head of the community is rehearsing the impending marriage ceremony between the young lovestruck Joanna and Ben. Unknown to the family, Parsons and Bonnie Mary arrive back on the island in their pirate ship, 
The Viper. Parsons is bent on destroying the family. As David conducts the marriage ceremony, Parsons lines him up in his musket sights and fires. The shot hits David's bible and saves his life.
28. Boston: Part 1
29. Boston: Part 2
30. Boston: Part 3
After the trial the family expect life to return to normal, but they feel uncomfortable having been used to the freedom of the island. Billy, as an orphaned black boy is looked down by society and ex-seaman Ben is also ostracized by Boston society as beneath them. To the family's horror, David is arrested and thrown into gaol. The family discover that Kwang Sen, who has his own vendetta against the family, has hired a top lawyer to get the murder trial reopened on the grounds that the original trial was improperly conducted. The family find their lives beginning to...
 
 

Figlio di Sandokan, Il (1998)
Director: Sergio Sollima
Writers: George Eastman (writer), Paola Mamolo (writer), Sergio Sollima (writer) and Franco Verucci (writer) 
Cast: Kabir Bedi [Sandokan], Marco Bonini [Son of Sandokan], François Guétary, Daniel Olbrychski, Barbara Livi, Joss Ackland, Francesco Siciliano, Marian Aguilera, Frank Braña, Alberto Dell'Acqua [Jafar], Padma Lakshmi
[TV Mini-Series - Adventure | Drama - Italian - Color - Italy - Hiland Productions]
 

Frenchman's Creek (1998)
Director: Ferdinand Fairfax
Writers: Daphne Du Maurier (novel) and Patrick Harbinson
Cast: Tara Fitzgerald [Lady Dona St. Columb], Anthony Delon [Jean Aubrey], Tim Dutton [Lord Rockingham], James Fleet [Sir Harry], Rupert Vansittart [Lord Godolphin], Danny Webb [William, as Daniel Webb], Richard Bonehill [Guilliame], Jeremy Child [Lord Feversham], Christian Cloarec [Labouret], Constantine Gregory [Killigrew], Thierry Harcourt [Jean-Jacques], 
Michael Jenn [Rashleigh], Emma Niven [Lucy], Patrick Romer [Masterson], Anna Popplewell [Henrietta]
Storyline: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean Aubrey who sweeps her off her feet and into a world of adventure on the high seas very different from her dull and boring life at court with her husband Sir Harry. Together with Jean Aubrey and her enigmatic servant William, Lady Dona conceives a daring plan to steal a ship right from under the noses of the English authorities. The theft enrages the authorities who make every effort to trap the French Pirate. However, as the noose begins to tighten around the lovers, Lady Dona is faced with the dilemma of duty and children with Sir Harry or freedom and excitement with Jean Aubrey.
[TV Movie - 120 min - Drama | History | Romance - English | French | Dutch - Color - UK - Carlton Television]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hornblower: The Even Chance [aka Horatio Hornblower: The Duel] (1998)
Director: Andrew Grieve
Writers: C.S. Forester (stories) and Russell Lewis (screenplay)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd [Midshipman Horatio Hornblower], Robert Lindsay [Capt. Sir Edward Pellew], Dorian Healy [Midshipman Jack Simpson], Michael Byrne [Capt. Keene], Robert Bathurst [Lt. Eccleston], Duncan Bell [Midshipman Clayton], Paul Copley [Matthews], Sean Gilder [Styles], Simon Sherlock [Oldroyd], Chris Barnes [Finch], Jamie Bamber [Midshipman Archie Kennedy], Colin MacLachlan [Master Bowles], Roger May [Lt. Chadd], Vincent Grass [Capt. Forget], Richard Lumsden [Midshipman Hether]
Storyline: Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications. Midshipman Horatio Hornblower joins the British fleet just as the French Revolution is about to change European history. But he has worries closer to home as he incurs the wrath of a shipmate named Simpson, a bully who everyone else avoids and placates. Events lead to a duel, but one of Hornblower's mates takes his place and is killed. At war with France, Hornblower and Simpson are assigned different ships, but are reunited when Simpson's ship is sunk. Events lead to another duel with different results. 
[TV Movie - 93 min - Adventure | Drama | War - English | French (some dialogue) - Color - UK - Celtic Films, A&E Television Networks, Meridian Broadcasting]
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant [aka Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship] (1998)
Director: Andrew Grieve
Writers: Mike Cullen (screenplay) and C.S. Forester (novels)
Cast: Ioan Gruffudd [Acting Lt. Horatio Hornblower], Robert Lindsay [Capt. Sir Edward Pellew], Denis Lawson [Capt. 'Dreadnought' Foster], Ian McNeice [Tapling], Andrew Tiernan [Bunting], Jonathan Coy [Lt. Bracegirdle], Ian McElhinney [Capt. Hammond], Paul Copley [Matthews], Chris Barnes [Finch], Sean Gilder [Styles], Simon Sherlock [Oldroyd], Colin MacLachlan [Master Bowles], Rupert Holliday-Evans [Steward], Frank Boyce [Midshipman Cleveland], Peter Corey [HM Consul Duras]
Storyline: While Lt. Hornblower studies for his promotion exam, he is distracted by the serious supply problems that face his crew. Still serving aboard the HMS Indefatigable, Horatio Hornblower has been promoted to acting Lieutenant. Neutral Spain has concluded a peace treaty with France and the British now have another enemy to face. They soon come across a sunken British supply ship and rescue its Captain, 'Dreadnought' Foster, a man with a reputation for bravery that some consider borders on foolishness. Hornblower is also pleased to learn that Captain Pellew has scheduled him for the next round of Lieutenants exams. Tempers are short with the crew after they are put on half rations due to the lack of supplies. After acquiring more supplies, Hornblower finds himself in charge of a supply ship when it is feared that plague may also be aboard. He soon makes it to Gibraltar, but when the enemy send a fire ship into the harbor, he must act quickly to avert disaster. 
[TV Movie - 93 min - Adventure | Drama | War - English | French - Color - UK - A&E Television Networks, Meridian Broadcasting, United Film and Television Productions]
 

In Search of History: Pirates of the Barbary Coast (1998)
Writer: Christopher Meindl
[TV Movie - 60 min - English - Color - USA]

Mystic Nights and Pirate Fights (1998)
Director: Doug Lively
Writer: Doug Lively
Cast: Valerie Azlynn [Steelway's Girlfriend, as Valerie Asselin], John Babin [Fisherman], Rick Bean [Museum Announcer], Nathan Blew [Ensign], Lynn Britt [Mrs. Hawkins], Tyler Bunch [Pirate], Jim Chiros [Clive Steelway], Shavonne Conroy [Kathy Johnson], Derek DaSilva [Henchman #1], Greg Davis [George Berg], Robb DelGuidice [Pirate], Jaki Demarest [Pirate], J.P. Donohue [Bald Man], Deron Epstein [Pirate], Guil Fisher [The Admiral]
Storyline: Young Jonah Johnson and his family move into Mystic, CT. The town's local fisherman's son, Schooner, quickly befriends him and the two soon discover what seems to be a 300-year-old treasure map. The treasure of Captain Kidd that was lost in the town 3 decades earlier. While trying to evade the town's bullies, Jonah and Schooner keep their eye on Clive Steelway, a rich treasure-seeker who seems to have conniving plans for the treasure and the boys.
[Adventure | Mystery - English - Color - USA - Tacamo Productions]

Natie the Pirate (1998)
[10 min - Animation | Short - English - Color - USA]
Cast: Ben Acker [Tobias "the Sea" Wolf], Antonio García Guzmán [Lopez], James L. Gomez [Redthumb], Joe Mathers [Angus], Alex Pappas [Stavros], Ian Scheller [Puppick], Yaniv Sharon [The Whale], Ron Yavnieli [Natie Mazalovitch]

New Swiss Family Robinson, The (1998)
Director: Stewart Raffill
Writers: Johann David Wyss (novel) and Stewart Raffill
Cast: Jane Seymour [Anna Robinson], David Carradine [Sheldon Blake], James Keach [Jack Robinson], John Mallory Asher [Shane Robinson, as John Asher], Blake Bashoff [Todd Robinson], Jamie Renée Smith [Elizabeth Robinson, as Jamie Renee Smith], Yumi Iwama [Francoise], Billy Bates [Halo Pirate], Rick Kahana [Ninja Pirate], Joe Isaac [Drunken Pirate], John Harnagel [Bartender Pirate], Jaime Irizarry [Nettle Spray Pirate], John Edmondson [Wheelhouse Pirate], Simone Griffeth [Cynthia], Diane Kirman [Girlfriend Pirate]
Storyline: When Angelino Jack Robinson gets a new job in Australia, he decides to take his sissy wife Ann, brave sons Shane and Todd and wining daughter Elisabeth 'Lizzy' by sailing yacht from Hong Kong to Syndney. The gun he gets thrown in by Sheldon Blake proves disabled, and for a sinister reason: near Borneo, Blake's men turn up to capture them. The family escapes but loses the yacht on a reef. They build a cool camp on an island. But the pirates keep coming back, and the boys discover why: he hid a treasure in the yacht. Shane is also discovered and captured in more then one way by French plane wreck survivor Françoise, who later teams up with the family. 
[90 min - Adventure - English - Color - USA - Walt Disney Television, Total Films]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pirate Island of Jean Laffite, The (1998)
Director: C. Grant Mitchell
Cast: Jason Curtis [Young Aulden], Sue Ulu, Austin K. Vernon [Indian Ghost]
[English - Color - USA | Canada]

Pirates (1998)
Director: Henry Chancellor
Writers: Michael Olmert and  Henry Chancellor
Cast: Lorna Bennett [Anne Bonny], Rachel Ferjani [Mary Reid], Gabriel Byrne [Narrator], Chris Jarman [Pirate], Jonathan Leveck [Pirate], Lorna Bennet [Anne Bonnie], Mike Cheshire [Himself], David Cordingly [Himself], Harold Ellis [Himself, as Professor Harold Ellis], William Gilkerson [Himself], Ainsley Henriques [Himself], Kenneth Kinkor [Himself], Alf Readman [Himself, Master Sailmaker], Chip Reynolds [Himself], Julie Wheelwright [Herself, Author]
Storyline: Discovery examines the history of "Golden age of Piracy." The program takes a detailed look at the harsh lives of pirates, their tactics, motivations and why they would choose such a life. The geopolitical forces that lead to the proliferation of pirates and their final demise are explained.
[104 min - History - English - Color - UK - Windfall Films]

ADULT: Selen nell'isola del tesoro [aka Selen: The Girl from Treasure Island] (1998)
Director: Joe D'Amato
Writer: Donna Dane
Cast: Selen [Joanna], Deborah Valentine [The Princess, as Gabriella Vincze], Sheila Stanton [Shipmate #1, as Csilla Kalnay], Judith Kostner [Shipmate #2, as Judith Weller], Katalyn Hoffner, Karli Sweet [Flint, as Hajny], Cyndy [as Hildiko Buckly], Jay Lassiter [Jack Black, as Horst Kallinger], Zenza Raggi [Captain Ahab], Remigio Zampa [as Remigio], Davide Gladio, Chris Charming 
Storyline: Joanna is the niece of an old pirate named Flint, who was the right-hand man of the famous Captain Ahab. Jack spends the night with her in the hope of discovering the whereabouts of a map that reveals the secret location of Ahab's treasure. When she discovers his true intent, Joanna decides to search for the treasure herself. Her initial attempt yields little success. She embarks on a series of exciting adventures, getting involved with a sultan's harem and a band of female pirates along the way. Finally, Joanna and her pirate friends overcome their enemies, and with Ahab's treasure in their hands create a new nation "Paradise Island".
[Video - 95 min - Adult | Adventure - Italian - Color -Italy - Butterfly Motion Pictures, In-X-Cess International Eros]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Director: Ivan Reitman
Writer: Michael Browning
Cast: Harrison Ford [Quinn Harris], Anne Heche [Robin Monroe], David Schwimmer [Frank Martin], Jacqueline Obradors [Angelica], Temuera Morrison [Jager], Allison Janney [Marjorie, Robin's Boss], Douglas Weston [Philippe Sinclair, Resort Manager], Cliff Curtis [Kip], Danny Trejo [Pierce], Ben Bode [Tom Marlowe, Helicopter Pilot], Derek Basco [Ricky, Helicopter Crewman], Amy Sedaris [Robin's Secretary], Long Nguyen [Pirate], Jake Feagai [Pirate], John Koyama [Pirate]
Storyline: Robin Monroe, a New York magazine editor, and the gruff pilot Quinn Harris must put aside their mutual dislike if they are to survive after crash landing on a deserted South Seas island. Taking a romantic tropical island week off with her boyfriend, an ambitious, decisive New York girl agrees to help her magazine out by covering a story on a neighbouring island. The only plane available is piloted by a laid-back heavy drinker with whom she shares a mutual dislike. But she has no choice and he can't refuse the money. When the plane crash-lands on an uninhabited island with little chance of rescue they both wish they had made other arrangements - at least to start with. 
[98 min - Action | Adventure | Romance - English | German - Color (Technicolor) - USA - Touchstone Pictures, Northern Lights Entertainment, Caravan Pictures]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  1. The Black Corsair
    Animation | TV Series (1998– )
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4741296/?ref_=ttrel_rel_tt
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