Approved | | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Photographed in the English Technicolor process by Jack Cardiff, this film is considered one of the most beautiful colour films ever made.
I pity you, not *my* doom, but God's!
Most of the story takes place in 1930, but the costumes and hairstyles of Ava Gardner, as well as those of Sheila Sim and Pamela Mason are strictly in the 1950s mode.
Opening credits prologue: According to the legend, the Flying Dutchman was condemned to wander the seas eternally unless he could find a woman who loved him enough to die for him . . . .
THE SEAPORT OF ESPERANZA, ON THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST OF SPAIN, ABOUT TWENTY YEARS AGO . . . .