Lord of the Flies
The first film, in black and white, of William Golding's famous novel. An airplane with English schoolboys’ crashes on a deserted island in the Pacific. Forty children survive but no adults. At the same time as the school uniforms go off, all learned values and behaviors are thrown away. The film is a harsh depiction of how they gradually degenerate into a horde of savages. Nominated for the Gold Palm in 1963.