13 user

And the Sea Will Tell (1991)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 24 February 1991



(book), (book) (as Bruce B. Henderson) | 1 more credit »
1 nomination. See more awards »


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Aloha Summer (1988)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

It's the 60s and a bunch of crazy teenagers meet in the beautiful island of Hawaii during their summer holidays. Although they come from different backgrounds, they hang out together and ... See full summary »

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Stars: Chris Makepeace, Yuji Okumoto, Don Michael Paul
Final Justice (TV Movie 1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A teacher kidnaps the attorney who successfully defended her gay brother's killer.

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Stars: Annette O'Toole, Michael McKean, Brian Wimmer
The Spree (TV Movie 1998)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A policeman becomes obsessed with a female cat burglar, who convinces him to join her in crime.

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Stars: Jennifer Beals, Powers Boothe, Garry Chalk
The Presence (TV Movie 1992)
Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Mixed assortment of people survive the crash of an airliner at sea; cast upon a shore of mysterious island they discover dangerous creatures, exploding bananas, mutations and a biological ... See full summary »

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Stars: Lisa Banes, Richard Beymer, María Celedonio
Action | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A vampire hunter and a priest fight a band of the walking dead in Mexico.

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Stars: Jon Bon Jovi, Cristián de la Fuente, Natasha Gregson Wagner
Witness to the Execution (TV Movie 1994)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

This movie deals with a television network hoping to draw the biggest ratings ever while televising an execution live into the home of every American family.

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Stars: Sean Young, Len Cariou, George Newbern
The Comrades of Summer (TV Movie 1992)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

To teach a team of Russian wanna-be baseball players the finer points of the all-American game is no easy task, but for a grudgingly resentful, recently fired baseball manager from the ... See full summary »

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Stars: Joe Mantegna, Natalya Negoda, Michael Lerner
Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Stars: Cameron Dye, Ben Whalen, Justine Herron


Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Jenkins
Buck Walker
Muff Graham
Len Weinglass
Gail Bugliosi
Mac Graham
Danny Kamekona ...
Mavor Moore ...
Judge King
Marion Gilsenan ...
Terence Kelly ...


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Crime | Drama


Not Rated | See all certifications »




Release Date:

24 February 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alta mar  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Still I Wonder
25 June 2002 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This made for TV movie is based on one of my favorite books, by the same name, and out of all the true crime books I have ever read, I still feel at odds as to whether the person being tried was guilty of murder or assisting a murderer or not.

As other people have already said, it is a story of two very different couples who sailed to an island looking for adventure/escape. The younger couple consists of a hard man in his 30s running from the law, and a girl in her late 20s, who is totally dedicated to aiding his escape and usually going along with whatever he wanted. The older couple are in their 40s, upper middle class, attractive, and their yacht, the "Sea Wind" is a marvel, designed for a couple who would want to exist very comfortably for long periods at different ports.

The younger couple were annoying to the older couple, lacking in supplies and begging at times, always needy. They brought along annoying dogs, were always running out of supplies. Although the older man Mac is not fearful of them, the woman really is, and desperate to leave. They have quite a few clashes, despite Jennifer's(the younger woman)attempts to make peace and be friends.

Then one day Buck, the younger man, tells Jennifer that the older couple have "disappeared" - he thinks they got lost fishing and are gone. According to Jennifer, she was not with him the whole day and heard nothing. They sail back to Hawaii on the "Sea Wind assuming they are dead, and are eventually arrested.

The rest of the movie revolves around Jennifer - was she an innocent who believed her boyfriend's Buck's story and heard nothing, or was she a part of the murders, or an assistant? The character Jennifer is very baffling, lying to achieve certain desires and totally truthful in other areas. Even acting at times like she didn't care what her attorney Bugliosi did or didn't do. She is a complex character, sentimental but sensible, wonderful at chess but deluded in judging character.

So did Jennifer help commit these murders or know about them? Read the book/watch the movie. I still can't figure it out.

I wish this were on video, so I could see it again. I thought it was well-cast with Richard Crenna as Bugliosi, James Garner and Deidre Hall play the older couple, and Hart Bochner and Rachel Ward play Buck and Jennifer. The only problem I have is that I didn't think Ward was quite right for the cuddly, spacy, cautious Jennifer. I don't know who I would liked to see cast, but is was not her.

All in all, a 9 out of 10.

9 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: