Tuesday 6th February

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Plot

Yachtsman Donald Crowhurst's disastrous attempt to win the 1968 Golden Globe Race ends up with him creating an outrageous account of traveling the world alone by sea.

Directors

James Marsh

Gender

Biography,Drama

Rating

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Release

the mercy

Trivia

  1. The mayor played in the film was in fact the son of the actual mayor when crowhurst set sail. In fact the son has even been mayor of Teignmouth twice since his father. He is the 3rd generation of Bladons to serve as mayor to the town.
  2. At age 55, Colin Firth is 20 years older than Donald Crowhurst was when he set off on the Golden Globe race.
  3. Kate Winslet was first cast as Crowhurst's wife, before dropping out and being replaced by Rachel Weisz.
  4. The movie includes two oscar winners: Rachel Weisz and Colin Firth.
  5. Colin Firth has family that live in Devon.
  6. During the filming, Colin Firth was hospitalised with a hip dislocation.

the mercy cast

Colin Firth Colin Firth

Character

Donald Crowhurst

Rachel Weisz Rachel Weisz

Character

Clare Crowhurst

David Thewlis David Thewlis

Character

Rodney Hallworth

Andrew Buchan Andrew Buchan

Character

Ian

Jonathan Bailey Jonathan Bailey

Character

Wheeler

Genevieve Gaunt Genevieve Gaunt

Character

Miss Teignmouth

Sebastian Armesto Sebastian Armesto

Character

Nelson Messina

Adrian Schiller Adrian Schiller

Character

Elliot

Sam Hoare Sam Hoare

Character

Mr. Hughes

Oliver Maltman Oliver Maltman

Character

Dennis Herbstein

Kit Connor Kit Connor

Character

James Crowhurst

Eleanor Stagg

Character

Rachel Crowhurst

Poster

THE MERCY
THE MERCY