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Abandoned (2015)

TV-14 | | Adventure, Drama, Thriller | 3 May 2016 (USA)
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In 1989 the trimaran Rose Noelle set sail from Picton, New Zealand, bound for Tonga with four crew. After a freak wave capsized the yacht, they drifted for 119 days before landing on Great Barrier Island.


John Laing





Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Purcell ... Jim
Peter Feeney ... John
Owen Black ... Rick
Greg Johnson Greg Johnson ... Phil
Serena Cotton Serena Cotton ... Heather
Siobhan Marshall ... Martha
Rachel Nash ... Karen
Seamus Stalker Seamus Stalker ... Darren
Jack Walley Jack Walley ... Gordon
Mark Ruka Mark Ruka ... Shane
Minouk van Der Valde Minouk van Der Valde ... Raewyn
Daniel Cleary ... Laing
John Davies ... McKinley
Daniel Watterson ... Newsreader
Laurie Dee ... Reg


Four men set sail bound for Tonga on the yacht Rose Noelle. However the yacht capsizes in a storm and fills with water, trapping the crew in a space the size of a double bed. Personality conflicts threaten their survival but after 119 days adrift in the wintery pacific the Rose Noelle washes ashore on New Zealand's Great Barrier island. Their story makes headlines around the world but their survival is so miraculous that many commentators cast doubt on their story and they face open hostility from the media and authorities. Written by Jh

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I expected it to be a bad movie . Because Dominic had let me down in the last two .
12 September 2015 | by mikevonbachSee all my reviews

But this was entertaining in a made for television genre . I never have ten lines of info to say about a film . So the rest of this review will be something that has nothing to do with this movie .At the age of two, Dominic and his family moved from England to Sydney's Bondi and then moved to the Western Suburbs. After becoming a landscape gardener, he soon tired of the profession and, whilst watching the war movie Platoon (1986), decided to become an actor. Due to his working-class background, acting seemed a very unlikely choice of career, so he didn't pursue it until sometime later. He studied at The Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) and then later enrolled at the Western Australian Academy of Performing arts where he met his future wife Rebecca and studied with Hugh Jackman.

In 1997, Dominic scored a role in the TV series Raw FM (1997) and then landed a part in Mission: Impossible II (2000), which was filmed in Australia. He was soon spotted by a US talent scout and went off to LA. Since then, Dominic has been working constantly with roles in the movie Equilibrium (2002), the TV show John Doe (2002), Blade: Trinity (2004), and in the upcoming thriller Three Way (2004) and a new police television drama, Strut. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Aeryn

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