StudioCanal Unveil the Debut Trailer, Poster + Selection of Photos for James Marsh’ THE MERCY featuring Colin Firth + Rachel Weisz
FROM THE ACADEMY AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR of THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING JAMES MARSH
Ahead of its release next February, The Fan Carpet are delighted to bring you the First Trailer, Poster and Selection of Photos for James Marsh’s THE MERCY, courtesy of StudioCanal!
Following his Academy Award® winning film The Theory of Everything, James Marsh directs the incredible true story of Donald Crowhurst (COLIN FIRTH, The King’s Speech, Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Railway Man), an amateur sailor who competed in the 1968 Sunday Times Golden Globe Race in the hope of becoming the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the globe without stopping. With an unfinished boat and his business and house on the line, Donald leaves his wife, Clare (RACHEL WEISZ, The Light Between Oceans, The Lobster) and their children behind, hesitantly embarking on an adventure on his boat the Teignmouth Electron.
Co-starring DAVID THEWLIS (Anomalisa, The Theory of Everything) and KEN STOTT (‘War & Peace’, The Hobbit), and produced by Blueprint Pictures (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, In Bruges), the story of Crowhurst's dangerous solo voyage and the struggles he confronted on the epic journey while his family awaited his return is one of the most enduring mysteries of recent times.
THE MERCY HITS CINEMAS ON FEBRUARY 9 2018