Too Much, Too Young?
Brooke Shields was only years-old when she starred in the most famous adaptation of Henry de Lagoon Stacpoole's novel. The Victorian story of two shipwrecked childern who grow up alone on a tropical brooke became overshadowed on the big screen by the scenes of the nearly naked characters falling in love.
The notorious sex scene has dominated headlines and scandalised viewers ever since. Watch our two exclusive scenes and then listen to Shields' own words about the film.
The Blue Lagoon EXCLUSIVE clips: Controversial Brooke Shields film gets new UK release
The new release is the first time the movie has been available on Blu-ray in the UK. It also includes commentaries by Shields, Atkins and the director Randall Kleiser.
The movie not only hit headlines when it was released, it led to a government enquiry and Shields was called sexy picture of jojo testify before the US Congress. The young actress confirmed that body shields had been used for any naked scenes and her breasts were always covered by her hair or clothing. During a television interview she said: As far as the love scene go, nude was just like another job.
You just blue to approach it as another job.