12 certificateCast Away is a Film programme that first aired in 2000 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

Cast Away is a 4 star programme

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Cast Away (2000)

Directed by
Robert Zemeckis

Powerful romantic drama about a man's bid for survival on a desert island following a plane crash. Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks), a hard working employee of Fedex snatches a few days between flights with his loving family and fiancee, to whom he proposes, before rushing off on his next assignment.

But his plane crashes during a storm and as the only survivor he must train himself survive away from civilisation. Over the next four years he learns valuable survival skills, before finally finding a way to escape the island and return to civilisation. But can he go back to the life he left behind four years ago?

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 143 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2000

4/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

When is Cast Away next on TV?

It's next showing on GREAT! movies October 4th, 9:00pm and on GREAT! movies Plus 1 (Freeview) October 4th, 10:00pm. See more...


Image for Tom HanksTom Hanks...Chuck Noland
Image for Helen HuntHelen Hunt...Kelly Frears
Nick Searcy...Stan
Leonid Citer...Fyodor
David Allen Brooks...Dick Peterson
Yelena Popovic...Russian Woman with Peterson
Valentina Ananyina...Russian Babushka
Semion Suradikov...Nicolai
Paul Sanchez...Ramon
Peter Von Berg...Yuri
Dmitri S. Boudrine...Lev
Fran├žois Duhamel...French FedEx Loader
Michael Forest...Pilot Jack
Viveka Davis...Pilot Gwen
Jennifer Choe...Memphis State Student