|Charlton Heston||Whip Hoxworth|
|Geraldine Chaplin||Purity Hoxworth|
|John Phillip Law||Noel Hoxworth|
|Tina Chen||Nyuk Tsin|
|Alec McCowen||Micah Hale|
When Whip Hoxworth, a seafarer, returns to the island he loves, bringing a cargo of Chinese slaves, he learns that his grandfather's fortune has been left to his cousin. Determined to make his own money, he sets up a rival plantation - and begins a bitter family feud.