Shackleton's Captain

Shackleton's Captain

Captain Frank Worsley signs on as Captain of the Endurance to navigate Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew to Antarctica. When the expedition ship is crushed Worsley's seamanship and navigational skills saves them all.

Description

A film by Leanne Pooley, in co-production with Making Movies Film Production, New Zealand.

Captain Frank Worsley signs on as Captain of the Endurance to navigate Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew across to Antarctica. The ship becomes frozen in pack ice and is crushed, the fate of the crew stranded on the Antarctic ice seems sealed – were it not for the exceptional seamanship and navigational talents of Captain Worsley.

With the help of emotionally moving recreated scenes this film tells, for the first time ever, the true story of Shackleton’s Trans-Antarctic-Expedition from the perspective of his remarkable Captain.

 

About the Film

Release Date
2012
Duration
1:25
Genres
Adventure & Exploration
Featuring
Craig Parker, Hugh Barnard, Charles Pierard, Blake Henshaw and Stephen Venables
Director
Leanne Pooley
Producers
Christian Beetz, Liz DiFiore, James Heyward and Andy Salek
Download Filesize
SD (16:9)
Shackleton's Captain

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