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Comedy starring
Tom Hanks
John Candy
When compulsive gambler
Lawrence Bourne III is forced to flee for his life, he ends up on a "plane to
Paradise" full of sincere Peace Corps
Volunteers prepared to give up comfort and cocktails in orderto bring civilisation to a perfectly contented Thai village.
Director Nicholas Meyer (1985)............. ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 47-56


Unknown: Tom Hanks
Unknown: Lawrence Bourne Iii
Director: Nicholas Meyer
Lawrence Bourne III: Tom Hanks
Tom Tuttle from Tacoma: John Candy
Beth Wexler: Rita Wilson
John Reynolds: Tim Thomerson
At Toon: Gedde Watanabe
Lawrence Boume Jr: George Plimpton
ChungMee: Ernest Harada
Albert Bordonaro: Allan Arbus
Kent Sutcliffe: Xander Berkeley

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