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The Gilligan Manifesto (2018)  link to The Gilligan Manifesto on IMDb  

Number: 1241

poster The Gilligan Manifesto

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Country: USA, 85 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Documentary

Director(s): Cevin Soling


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 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.


photo Dawn Wells Dawn Wells Herself
photo Russell Johnson Russell Johnson Himself
photo Sherwood Schwartz Sherwood Schwartz Himself
photo Jim Backus Jim Backus Thurston Howell III (archive footage)
photo Bob Denver Bob Denver Gilligan (archive footage)

Medium: Bluray,

Comments: Spectacle Films;UPC897279002084;;;

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Unknown