In the Heart of the Sea 2015

 

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Comes on Region Free DVD-R

Description

In the Heart of the Sea 2015
PG-13 | 2h 2min | Action, Adventure, Biography | 2 December 2015 (UK)

Storyline:

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. “In the Heart of the Sea” reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive. Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)
Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and peril, brief startling violence, and thematic material

User review:

This is a high quality sea faring adventure movie, apparently based on a true event. I am glad to highly recommend the film as the whole production is first class and to fully appreciate the picture better to view it at the movie house rather than the likes of DVD. As for example the spectacular ocean scenes are at their best on the big screen.

In around 1820 huge profits were available to shipping companies for catching whales mainly for their sperm. One such company had an important whale hunting expedition but for selfish motives employed an inexperienced ship’s captain, whilst the second in command ought to have been in charge. That fatal error leads to disastrous consequences. Indeed it was this story which led to the subsequent fictional classic book Moby Dick.

The movie for me captures the time period perfectly as the production and design is meticulous even down to the accents and language spoken. I felt I was transported to the 1820’s and beyond.

An excellent cinema experience!

Director: Ron Howard
Writers: Charles Leavitt (screenplay), Charles Leavitt (story)
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Holland

In the Heart of the Sea 2015 9
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

122 min|Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Thriller|11 Dec 2015

6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 108,079 users
A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick.

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