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Master and commander [videorecording] : the far side of the world / Twentieth Century Fox and Miramax Films and Universal Pictures present a Samuel Goldwyn Films production
Blu-rays Blu-rays | 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment | c2007 | [Blu-ray version ; widescreen version.]
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Feature Film (Call number: BLU-RAY M ACTION/ADVENTURE)
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Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2007.
Edition
[Blu-ray version ; widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition; Dolby DTS HD 5.1 Master Lossless surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; requires blu-ray player.
Note
Includes English, French and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, Cantonese, korean or Spanish.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based upon the novels by Patrick O'Brian.
Special features: Deleted scenes; historical and geographical trivia track; search content; personal scene selections; pop-up map; theatrical trailer; enhanced for D-Box Motion Control Systems.
Cast
Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, James D'Arcy, Edward Woodall, Chris Larkin, Max Pirkis, Jack Randall, Max Benitz, Lee Ingleby.
Credits
Producers, Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., Duncan Henderson, Peter Weir ; screenplay, Peter Weir & John Collee ; director, Peter Weir ; director of photography, Russell Boyd ; editor, Lee Smith ; original music, Iva Davies, Christopher Gordon, Richard Tognetti ; costume designer, Kacy Treadway, Wendy Stites ; production designer, William Sandell ; visual effects supervisor, Mitchell S. Drain.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense battle sequences, related images, and brief language.
Summary
The year is 1805 and Europe has fallen to Napoleon. The Royal Navy is the only thing standing in his way to total victory. Off the coast of South America, a new conflict is brewing. Captain Jack 'Lucky Jack' Aubrey and his Man-of-War HMS Surprise is under orders to sink or capture the French privateer Acheron, which has been deployed to the region. After seven weeks of uneventful sailing, the Acheron strikes first, all but crippling the Surprise in an engagement in which Aubrey realizes his enemy's ship is nautically superior to his own. Along with his close friend and confidant, ship's surgeon Stephan Maturin, Aubrey is now faced with the choice of retreating to England and admitting defeat or remaining at the Acheron's mercy. Aubrey must now do the impossible if he is to survive, repair his ship, catch up to his enemy and defeat the Acheron.
Local Note
MW, 5-12
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Master and commander, the far side of the world.
ISBN/ISSN
024543435501 80
024543435518
Music #
2243552 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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