Date: 1985
Director: Dick Clement
Production Company: Handmade Films

Stars: Michael Caine, Billy Connolly, Leonard Rossiter, Valerie Perrine, Brenda Vaccaro, Dick Shawn, Jimmie Walker
Location(s): St Lucia, London, Devon

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Water is discovered on a Caribbean island threatening the comfortable life of the resident British diplomat. SJ

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Soufriere, St Lucia, standing in for the fictional island of Cascara.

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South end of Bridge Street, Soufriere

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Bridge Street.

Caine gives a high five on High Street.

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Looking west towards Soufriere Bay. SJ

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Suddenly this seems to be Devon or maybe Cornwall even though it's supposed to be the same fictional island of Cascara... Solved! See below

Back in London with Rossiter.

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Victoria Tower Gardens, Westminster, SW1. SJ

Richard Pearson with Rossiter in SW1

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A familiar location, also seen in Hennessy, Looking for Richard and Chromophobia. Further details in London Movie Guide. SJ

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Shawn in the southwest of England (maybe)... Definitely, north Devon. See below for Nick's detective work.

Back in Soufriere, on the west coast of St Lucia.

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Sir Arthur Lewis Street. SJ

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The southwest of England, I think ... Some of the scenes including the drill rig sequence were filmed,with the aid of a few palm trees,at Hartland Point in North Devon - part of the Hartland Abbey Estate http://www.hartlandabbey.co.uk/Filming.htm Info from Nick Gilbey with our thanks.

Down at Soufriere Jetty

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Corner of Bay Street, Frederick Clarke and Baron Drive. SJ

Soufriere Bay, north end

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Rocks rarely let one down. SJ

The jetty again

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Now. The crew in White Squall docked here as well. SJ

Baron Drive, Soufriere

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Caine and Rossiter on Soufriere Jetty.

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Petit Piton in the background. SJ

Above the north side of Soufriere Bay

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Think I just about nailed this one, maybe a few steps to the left, but thriving vegetation denied me. SJ

Down on the jetty

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Now. SJ

corner of Bridge and Sir Arthur Lewis Street.

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Looking south. SJ

The jetty again. Note the prop Port Agnes, Cascara sign.

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A simpler gate. SJ

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Caine's residence.

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Perrine and Caine in "Cascara:" we think the southwest of England...North Devon in fact.

Corner of Frederick Clarke and Bridge Street, Soufriere.

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Alice's supermarket. SJ

Closer shot.

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A cliff face, prob the sw of England.

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And again.