Cast Away is a 2000 American survival drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, and Nick Searcy. Hanks plays a FedEx troubleshooter stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in the South Pacific, and the plot focuses on his desperate attempts to survive and return home. Initial filming took place from January to March 1999 before resuming in April 2000 and concluding that May.
In 1995, Chuck Noland, a systems analyst executive, travels the world resolving productivity problems at Federal Express depots. He lives with his girlfriend, Kelly Frears, in Memphis, Tennessee. The couple wants to get married, but Chuck's busy schedule prevents it.
|author||William Broyles, Jr.|
|contentLocation||Memphis Moscow Tennessee Texas|
|events||loss social isolation solitude survival skill|
|keywords||christmas dinner chuck d container ship coral reef declared dead emergency locator transmitter emergency position-indicating radiobeacon end federal express fedex fire plough inflatable life raft jeep life raft lose malaysia married pacific ocean pass pickup truck portable toilet rescue start a fire summon systems analyst talk truck stop violent storm volleyball wilson sporting goods|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Sound|
|producer||Jack Rapke Robert Zemeckis Steve Starkey Tom Hanks|
|productionCompany||20th Century Fox DreamWorks Pictures ImageMovers Playtone|
|publisher||20th Century Fox DreamWorks Pictures|
|recordedAt||Los Angeles Malibu Monuriki Moscow Philippines Russia|