Captain Ahab (2007)

Captain Ahab
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime N/A
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Adventure, Foreign, Period
Keywords 1800s, novel, sea
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Denis Lavant Actor n/a 1 1000001
Dominique Blanc Actor Anna 1 1000002
Isild Le Besco Actor n/a 1 1000003
Jean-Francois Stevenin Actor Ahab's Father 1 1000004
Catherine Mouchet Actor n/a 1 1000005
Mathieu Amalric Actor n/a 1 1000006
Jacques Bonnaffe Actor Starbuck 1 1000007
Hande Kodja Actor Louise 1 1000008
Bernard Blancan Actor n/a 1 1000009
Mona Heftre Actor n/a 1 1000010
Philippe Katerine Actor Henry 1 1000011
Carlo Brandt Actor Pastor Mulligan 1 1000012
Philippe Ramos Director n/a 2 2000001
Florence Borelly Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Olivier Guerpillon Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Philippe Ramos Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Herman Melville Source Material (from novel: "Moby Dick") 120786 4000002
Laurent Desmet Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Philippe Ramos Editor n/a 172 7000001
Pierre-Stephane Meuge Music n/a 120781 8000001
Olivier Bombarda Music n/a 120781 8000002
Tonio Matias Music n/a 120781 8000003
Philippe Ramos Art Director n/a 183 9000001
Christophe Sartori Art Director n/a 183 9000002
Erika von Weissenberg Art Director n/a 183 9000003
Marie-Laure Pinsard Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Philippe Grivel Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Synopsis
Mid-19th century. Northeastern United States. The young orphan Ahab is raised by his aunt, a pious and austere woman married to a dandy who has no qualms about using the whip to discipline the boy. Determined to leave this prison-like existence, Achab escapes by making it appear that he is dead. He then begins a new life, free of all restraints, only to discover his passion for the sea. After having been taken in by a pastor, he enrolls in a naval academy. From then on, he lives only for his greatest passion, the ocean. Eventually becoming the formidable Captain Ahab, he embarks upon a never-ending battle with a mysterious white whale known as Moby Dick. Five people whose paths have crossed with that of Ahab recount his tragic fate, each describing a different stage of his life.
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