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In the Heart of the Sea

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Ron Howard reteams with Frost\Nixon screenwriter Peter Morgan to adapt Nathanial Philbrick's novel detailing the harrowing high-seas encounter that influenced Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Set in 1820, the plot centers on the struggle for survival waged by the crew of the Whaleship Essex after a sperm whale attack leaves them stranded at sea for 90 days.

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