PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama
After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.
The director adhered to what he termed his "bungee cord rule". A general shooting principle whereby the camera could not be above, below or farther from Redford than a cord could be stretched. Furthermore, in an effort to create a claustrophobic '... ...
1700 nautical miles from the Sumatra Straits.
On the boat during the storm, "our man" ties the floating anchor to the aft (rear) pulpit. Given the huge forces involved, the pulpit would have been bent and ripped away in seconds. A similar comment could be applied when he ties his lifeline to the guardrails.
Locations Generously Provided By: Baja Studios, Playas De Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico, The Pacific Ocean, The Atlantic Ocean.
$93,583 (USA) (18 October 2013)
$6,262,942 (USA) (21 February 2014)
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