The MercyDVD - 2019
Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor competes in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and his business and house on the line, Donald leaves his wife, Clare and their children behind, hesitantly embarking on an adventure on his boat the Teignmouth Electron.
Publisher: New York, NY : Screen Media, 
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Performers: Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Mark Gatiss, Andrew Buchan.
Audience: Rating: PG-13
Call Number: DVD M
From Library Staff
The incredible story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his solo attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The struggles he confronted on the journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times.
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