Cast Away is a 2000 American adventure drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks as a FedEx employee stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in the South Pacific. The film depicts his attempts to survive on the island using remnants of his plane's cargo. The film was a critical and commercial success, and Hanks was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 73rd Academy Awards for his performance. This was the first film to be produced by Hanks' production company under its new aegis Playtone (formerly Clavius Base). Wikipedia
Cast Away is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, 20th Century Fox films, Adventure drama films, Films set in Texas, Films featuring a Best Drama Actor Golden Globe winning performance, Films set in Tennessee, Films shot in Texas, Films directed by Robert Zemeckis and Films shot in Los Angeles, California.
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