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Re: Sailing movies/ films

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Originally Posted by miatapaul View Post
Watched this last night. What a sad tale. Not sure how accurate it was but interesting tale.
The book " http://www.amazon.ca/Voyage-Madmen-Peter-Nichols/dp/0060957034" goes into more detail about Crowhurst as well as the other competitors in the Golden Globe race.

I've heard they were making a movie about Crowhurst starring Colin Firth.

I think Eddie Marsan looks the spitting image of Donald Crowhurst:



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