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In the heart of the sea

In the heart of the sea

Howard, Ron, director; Murphy, Cillian, actor; Baños, Roque, music; Philbrick, Nathaniel, book author; Whishaw, Ben, actor; Hemsworth, Chris, actor

Ron Howard directs this action adventure based on a true story which is recounted in Nathaniel Philbrick's book and was the inspiration for Herman Melville's 'Moby Dick'. In 1820 Captain George Pollard, Jr. (Benjamin Walker) leads a crew, including First Mate Owen Chase (Chris Hemsworth), Second Mate Matthew Joy (Cillian Murphy) and cabin boy Thomas Nickerson (Tom Holland), on a whaling voyage aboard the Essex. While hunting the men are attacked by a huge male sperm whale and find themselves shipwrecked and stranded at sea. They attempt to make it to dry land but will any of them survive? The film also stars Brendan Gleeson, Michelle Fairley, Charlotte Riley and Ben Whishaw as Herman Melville

DVD. English. Feature : Drama.
Published Warner Home Video, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: director, Ron Howard; producer, Brian Grazer; producer, Ron Howard; producer, Joe Roth; producer, Will Ward; producer, Paula Weinstein; writer, Charles Leavitt
EAN: 5051892186988
BBFC classification: 12A
Note: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English).
Note: Made in 2015.
Note: Based on Real events/The book by Nathaniel Philbrick.
Note: Credits: music, Roque Baños; cinematographer, Anthony Dod Mantle.
Note: DVDUD.
Performers: Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, Tom Holland, Benjamin Walker, Brendan Gleeson, Michelle Fairley, Charlotte Riley, Frank Dillane, Paul Anderson.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (122 min.) : col.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 5051892186988
Publisher Number: 1000544943