Beneath The 12 Mile Reef

  |  Buy to Own: 07/04/2008
  |  Watch Now: 26/11/2009
  |  102 min
Rated U by the BBFC
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A loose adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet', set amongst fisherfolk, and filmed in Cinemascope. Father and son, Mike (Gilbert Roland) and Tony (Robert Wagner) Petrakis are coral-sponge divers whose business comes under threat when the Rhys family of fishermen muscle in on their territory. Run-ins between the two families lead to violence and an unexpected romance. When Tony meets Gwyneth Rhys (Terry Moore), he is immediately smitten. The stage is set for a tale of rivalry and heartache. Will it end in tragedy for the two young lovers? The film garnered a great deal of acclaim on its release for its break-through underwater photography.

Contains no material likely to offend or harm
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