Film directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks as a Fed Ex employee who survives a plane crash and makes a life for himself on a deserted island.

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2 questions about “Cast Away”

I have two question about the movie Cast Away: After a few days in the island, Chuck Noland's body was full of injuries and wounds. Why didn't any of them get infected? What is the meaning of the ...
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Why does Tom Hanks' character never open up a package?

During his time on the island in Cast Away, Chuck Noland (Tom Hanks) never opens up a FedEx package, even though they could have made his escape or his survival easier. Why is this?
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How did the package save his life?

In the climax of Cast Away, Chuck (Tom Hanks) writes a note on the Fedex box which states that this package has saved his life. How exactly did that package save his life? If I am correct, he never ...