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Based on 24 Critics
  • As Crowhurst's situation grows desperate, the scope of the film expands -- from a good yarn to a haunting, complex tale of self-promotion, media madness, self-delusion and, finally, self-destruction. show more

  • The story of Donald Crowhurst is not one of remarkable courage or remarkable endurance. But it is remarkable. show more

  • A stunning documentary that not only beautifully elucidates a nearly forgotten incident but touches on crucial themes involving isolation, sanity, self-worth, impossible dreams, the nature of heroism and limits of human endurance. show more

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