After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit of glory against the safety of his devoted crew, including the ship's thoughtful surgeon, his best friend.
Plot Keywords: based on novel or book, surgeon, navy, napoleonic wars, naturalist, frigate, self surgery, sea battle, weevil, high seas, 19th century, galapagos islands, galapagos, english navy
|Writers||Peter Weir, John Collee, Patrick O'Brian|
|Production Companies||Universal Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 20th Century Fox, Miramax|
|Production Country||United States of America|
|Spoken Language||Français, Português, English|