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.
7 January 2014 | Tony Heck (email@example.com)
7 | Really shows how good of an actor Redford is. Nothing but watching him trying to stay alive but you really root for him.
"This is the Virginia Jean with an SOS call...over." After running into a shipping container a relaxing trip ...
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.
The hardest items to dry - and therefore the ones most likely to be seen on the deck after the initial salt-water flooding - would be the sofa cushions and bunk mattresses. Yet apparently, these dried very soon after.
According to the credits "All is Lost was shot on three 1978 Cal 39 sailboats purchased from their owners in Southern California. These three boats generously gave themselves up for art: Tahoe, Tenacious, and Orion. They took their final sails in the Pacific Ocean and performed beautifully in the film as Our Mans's boat, the Virginia Jean. Rest in peace."
$93,583 (USA) (18 October 2013)
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