Billy Budd | 1962

Drama, Adaptation
A naive sailor is being constantly ridiculed and tortured by a sadistic master-at-arms, until he is egged on to kill him. Then, he faces execution at the hands of a trial put on by the ship`s captain and leaders of ...more
Director: Peter Ustinov
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 5 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Billy Budd

Actor

... Captain Edward Fairfax Vere

Actor

... Master-at-Arms John Claggart

Actor

... The Dansker

Actor

... Jenkins

Actor

... Lieutenant Wyatt

Actor

... Lieutenant John Ratcliffe

Actor

... Lieutenant Philip Seymour

Actor

... Squeak

Actor

... Payne

Actor

... O'Daniel

Actor

... Talbot

Actor

Company

Anglo-Allied Pictures

Production Company

Synopsis

A naive sailor is being constantly ridiculed and tortured by a sadistic master-at-arms, until he is egged on to kill him. Then, he faces execution at the hands of a trial put on by the ship`s captain and leaders of command.

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