The Mercy

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BBFC Consumer Advice Infrequent strong language.

Following his Academy Award nominated film The Theory of Everything, James Marsh directs the incredible true story of Donald Crowhurst (Colin Firth), an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and his business and house on the line, Donald leaves his wife, Clare (Rachel Weisz) and their children behind, hesitantly embarking on an adventure on his boat the Teignmouth Electron.

Directed by: James Marsh;
Starring: Colin Firth; Rachel Weisz; David Thewlis; Genevieve Gaunt; Jonathan Bailey; Andrew Buchan;

Distributor: StudioCanal
Release Date: 09/02/2018
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Running Time: 102 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)
Genre: Drama