Solid, well acted drama, not much action but very hard to forget
Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster is a realistic dramatisation of the massive 1989 oil spill, but is also much more, deep and compelling with beautifully developed characters and stunning Alaskan/British Columbia cinematography, going along with one of the best sets of opening credits in recent history.
Expertly directed by Paul Seed aided by a perfect score by David Ferguson, 'Dead Ahead' is one of the best made-for-tv flicks ever. The cast is dead on, especially the underrated Heard in the lead, and the film has the look and feel of a big budget Hollywood studio piece.
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