About

During a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a veteran mariner awakes to find his vessel taking on water after a collision with a stray shipping container. With his radio and navigation equipment disabled, he sails unknowingly into a violent storm and barely escapes with his life. With any luck, the ocean currents may carry him into a shipping lane -- but, with supplies dwindling and the sharks circl...

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Directed by

J. C. Chandor

Written by

J. C. Chandor (Screenplay)

Runtime

106 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Never give up.

Cast

Keywords

sea yacht water sailor very little dialogue storm at sea container unconsciousness life raft emergency distress

Photos

Lists

#14 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2013 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#425 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Editing Richard Hymns Steve Boeddeker