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All Is Lost

PG-13 In Theaters 10/18/2013 , 106min.
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Academy Award winner Robert Redford stars in 'All Is Lost', an open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Written and directed by Academy Award nominee J.C. Chandor ('Margin Call') with a musical score by Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros), the film is a gripping, visceral and powerfully moving tribute to ingenuity and resilience. Deep into a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, an unnamed man (Redford) wakes to find his 39-foot yacht taking on water after a collision with a shipping container left floating on the high seas. With his navigation equipment and radio disabled, the man sails unknowingly into the path of a violent storm. Despite his success in patching the breached hull, his mariner's intuition, and a strength that belies his age, the man barely survives the tempest.

Using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress, he is forced to rely on ocean currents to carry him into a shipping lane in hopes of hailing a passing vessel. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.
  • MPAA Rating: PG-13
  • Genre(s): Action
  • Run Time: 106min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 10/18/2013
  • DVD Release Date: 02/11/2014
  • Status: In Theaters
  • Distributor(s): Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions
  • Director(s): J.C. Chandor
  • Starring: Robert Redford

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