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The Ebb-Tide (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure  -  29 March 1998 (USA)
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A down-on-his-luck sea captain accepts an assignment on a rickety boat with a mysterious cargo and a questionable crew. As disaster befalls disaster, the crew finds itself on an uncharted ... See full summary »

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Capt. Chisholm
Chris Barnes ...
Bunch
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Swanson
John Adewole ...
Restaurant Owner
Alain Bourgoin ...
Marine Lieutenant
Philippe Smolikowski ...
French Naval Officer
Jude Akuwudike ...
Fakeeva
Yomi A. Michaels ...
Taveeta
Sean Scanlan ...
Strickland
Daniel de la Falaise ...
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Michael Mellinger ...
Victor Kleist
Simon Donald ...
Dr. Lewis
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Kuria (as Meera Narasimhan)
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A down-on-his-luck sea captain accepts an assignment on a rickety boat with a mysterious cargo and a questionable crew. As disaster befalls disaster, the crew finds itself on an uncharted island with a mad ex-sea captain who lives with a mute woman who threatens to kill them all. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Intriguing retelling of Stevenson, etc.
31 March 2002 | by (Flagstaff, AZ) – See all my reviews

This was a very good rendition of one of Robert Louis Stevenson's less well-known tales. Quite different from the original story, with a much more sinister tone to it; it actually looks more like it could have been written by William Hope Hodgson than by Stevenson. Solid, entertaining adventure story, with a fine, moody score accompanying it. Robbie Coltrane is excellent as Captain Chisholm, and Steven Mackintosh as the guilt-wracked Swanson and Chris Barnes as the amoral Bunch both turn in convincing performances. Nigel Terry is chilling as the psychotic Ellstrom; Simon Donald has written the part very differently from Stevenson's and Osbourne's original characterization. All in all, a good show for a rainy afternoon.


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