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.
Robert Redford was very frustrated that the studio did not promote the film for awards, both for J.C. Chandor in writing and directing and himself for acting (a feeling echoed by numerous film critics who liked the film and were surprised it was given a small release with little publicity) and has cited this experience as a reason he has moved towards taking fewer acting jobs and preparing strongly for retirement from acting altogether.
1700 nautical miles from the Sumatra Straits.
It is not really correct to call "SOS" on the marine emergency radio channel. "Mayday" or "Pan Pan" would be accurate and standard forms whereas "SOS" will be understood but is incorrect. A veteran sailor would never have made this mistake.
Locations Generously Provided By: Baja Studios, Playas De Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico, The Pacific Ocean, The Atlantic Ocean.
$93,583 20 October 2013