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Crowhurst (2017)

1968: An inexperienced sailor enters a round the world race which he fears he won't be able to complete yet alone win. In order to save his dignity, he decides to cheat to come last but things don't go according to plan.

Director:

Simon Rumley

Writers:

Andy Briggs, Simon Rumley (Additional Writing by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Justin Salinger ... Donald Crowhurst
Amy Loughton ... Clare Crowhurst
Haydn May Haydn May ... Simon Crowhurst
Marcus May Marcus May ... James Crowhurst
Austin May ... Roger Crowhurst
Agatha Cameron Kettle Agatha Cameron Kettle ... Rachel Crowhurst
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Simon Armstrong ... Archie
Chris Ayles ... Edward
Eric Colvin ... Ronald
Christopher Davies Christopher Davies ... Chay Blyth
Glyn Dilley ... Stanley Best
Edwin Flay ... Peter Porter
Christopher Hale Christopher Hale ... Rodney Hallworth
Michael Harkin Michael Harkin ... Robin Knox-Johnson
Adrian Harris ... Adam Cunley-Jones
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1968: An inexperienced sailor enters a round the world race which he fears he won't be able to complete yet alone win. In order to save his dignity, he decides to cheat to come last but things don't go according to plan.

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It is the Mercy...

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Bristol, UK See more »

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Budget:

£500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The pictures featured at the end of the film are of Donald Crowhurst's actual boat, the Teignmouth Electron. The producers commissioned a photographer to travel to Cayman Brac in the Caribbean to record what remains of the actual trimaran in its final resting place, anonymously rotting away, forgotten, on a strip of rough beach. See more »

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