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The mercy

The mercy

Jóhannsson, Jóhann, music; Weisz, Rachel, 1970- actor; Marsh, James, director; Firth, Colin, 1960- actor; Thewlis, David, 1963- actor

Colin Firth stars in this British biographical drama directed by James Marsh. The film follows amateur yachtsman Donald Crowhurst (Firth)'s disastrous attempt to complete the 1968 Golden Globe round-the-world boat race. Burdened by financial troubles, Crowhurst enters the race in the hope of winning a cash prize which he intends to use as a lifeline for his failing business. However, after his boat runs into difficulties early in his voyage, Crowhurst is forced to make some tough decisions as he attempts to keep his fading hopes of victory alive. The cast also includes Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis and Ken Stott

DVD. English. Feature : Drama.
Published StudioCanal, 2018
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Available at Battersea Library, Northcote Library and Roehampton Library.

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Statement of responsibility: producer, Graham Broadbent; producer, Scott Z. Burns; producer, Peter Czernin; producer, Nicolas Mauvernay; producer, Jacques Perrin
EAN: 5055201840486
BBFC classification: 12
Note: Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (English).
Note: Made in 2016.
Note: Based on True events.
Note: Credits: director, James Marsh; writer, Scott Z. Burns; music, Jóhann Jóhannsson; cinematographer, Eric Gautier.
Note: DVDN.
Performers: Cast: Rachel Weisz, Colin Firth, David Thewlis, Adrian Schiller, Jonathan Bailey, Tim Downie, Genevieve Gaunt, Simon Chandler, Ken Stott, Oliver Maltman.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : col.
System: DVD.
Other Number: 5055201840486
Publisher Number: OPTR4081