Here’s the trailer for Ron Howard’s latest movie In The Heart Of The Sea, starring Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker and Cillian Murphy.
It tells the true story of the ill-fated journey of the ship the Essex, which was then famously adapted by author Herman Melville for his legendary book Moby Dick. The film’s plot rattles along like so:
In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The film reveals the encounter’s harrowing aftermath, as the ship’s surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive. Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.
A survival story at sea with a gigantic whale and Thor at the helm? Consider my ticket bought!