In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex is assaulted by something no one could believe—a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance.
Plot Keywords: suicide, ocean, sea, hunger, shipwreck, ship, whale, based on a true story, stranded, survival, whaling, death, new england, lost at sea, whaling ship, starvation, 19th century, cannibalism, whale oil, nantucket
|Writers||Charles Leavitt, Charles Leavitt, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Nathaniel Philbrick|
|Production Companies||Imagine Entertainment, Spring Creek Productions, Roth Films, Kjam Media, Cott Productions, Surf Film, Enelmar Productions, A.I.E., Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures|
|Production Countries||Spain, United States of America|