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He also meets the eccentric Daffy, who tells him of a pristine, uninhabited and restricted island in the Gulf of Thailand with a beautiful hidden beach and lagoon.
Daffy explains that he and other travelers settled there in secret several years earlier, but difficulties arose and he chose to leave.
Daffy commits suicide, leaving Richard a map to the island. After getting locked out of his bungalow Leonardo di caprio a thunderstorm, Richard meets two American surfers who have heard rumors of the island, including huge amounts of cannabis supposedly growing there. Before departing, Richard leaves them a copy of the map.
After swimming to the island from a neighboring one, they find a large cannabis plantation guarded by armed Thai farmers. Avoiding detection, they make their way across the island and meet English cricket fan Keatey where they are welcomed and surprised to see a fully functioning community of travelers living on the island, totally in secret.
Sal, the community's English leader, explains that the farmers allow them Leonardo di caprio stay so long as they keep to themselves and do not allow any more travelers to come to the island but more travelers came over the years, evading the farmers and settling there.
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Richard lies that they have not shown the map to anyone else, which satisfies Sal. The trio become integrated into the largely self-sufficient and leisurely community. Tensions rise between Richard and Sal's South African boyfriend Bugs; when Richard gains popularity by killing a shark, Bugs mocks him over the shark's small size but Richard mocks him back for his jealousy.
While there they encounter the American surfers Richard met in Ko Samui, who are preparing to search for the island and mention Richard's map.
Richard lies to Sal that he did not give them a copy, and she coaxes him into having sex with her in exchange for keeping her secrecy about the incident.
Things return to normal until a shark attack kills one of the community's fishermen and leaves another, Christo, severely injured. Sal refuses to compromise the community's secrecy by bringing medical help, and Christo is too traumatized to get into the sea and travel to the mainland. When the surfers from Ko Pha Ngan turn up on the neighboring island, Sal sees that they have a map, confronts Richard for lying about it, and orders him to camp alone to observe them until they cross over, then intercept them, send them away and destroy it.
Isolated from the group, Richard begins to lose his sanity, stalking the cannabis farmers, stealing some of their personal items while they sleep, and imagining that he is conversing with the deceased Daffy. The surfers reach the island but are discovered and killed by the farmers.
The series of events propagated by Richard come to a head.
He is captured by the farmers, who know that he has been stalking them, and brought before the community. The farmers have also found the map that Richard had given the now dead surfers and become furious with the community for breaking their deal to not allow any more newcomers.
The lead farmer gives Sal a gun loaded with a single bullet and orders her to make a choice: Sal pulls the trigger, but the chamber is empty. Shocked by her willingness to commit murder, the community abandons Sal, leave the island, and go their separate ways.
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No one was injured. There is a gap between mountains on the actual beach in Thailand. The special effects crew digitally added some of the surrounding mountains during the post-production phase. The actual beach was also transformed from its natural look.
It is reported that crew members flattened the beach with a tractor, much to the locals' dismay. The tsunami ofhowever, has reshaped the beach to its natural look.
The map in the film was illustrated by the author of the book that The Beach was based upon, Alex Garland. He received credit for this as the cartographer. Controversies[ edit ] Damage to filming location[ edit ] Controversy arose during the making of the film due to 20th Century Fox's bulldozing and landscaping of the natural beach setting of Ko Phi Phi Leh to make it more "paradise-like".
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