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THE BLUE LAGOON Encouraged Pedophilia

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80s Movie Guide

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The child nudity and sexuality depicted in The Blue Lagoon caused a stir in 1980, but the fact it was even made shows a real difference in what was and wasn't acceptable during that era. Film critics/analysts Tara McNamara (Gen X) and Riley Roberts (Gen Z) look at the Brooke Shields-Christopher Atkins romance through the modern lens, putting it in context for its era, as well as the impact it made.

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