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The Gilligan Manifesto (2018)

85 min | Documentary

At the height of the Cold War, Gilligan's Island depicted seven Americans living in an analogue of a post-apocalyptic world where the survivors have to rebuild civilization. Remarkably, the society they create is pure communist. Interviews...See moreAt the height of the Cold War, Gilligan's Island depicted seven Americans living in an analogue of a post-apocalyptic world where the survivors have to rebuild civilization. Remarkably, the society they create is pure communist. Interviews with the show's creator and some of the surviving actors, as well from professors from Harvard, reveal that Gilligan's Island was deliberately designed to be dismissed as low brow comedy in order to celebrate Marxism and lampoon Western democratic constructs. See less
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Dawn Wells
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Russell Johnson
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Thurston Howell III (archive footage) Thurston Howell III (archive footage)   See fewer
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4.4 / 10 | 87 votes