Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World

Master and Commander : The Far Side of the World

Histories of cinema III. Santos Zunzunegui.

18:00 Introduction: Santos Zunzunegui

19:00 Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, Peter Weir, USA, 2003, 137'

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is Peter Weir's undeniable masterpiece. This adaptation of Patrick O'Brien's nautical novels is one of film history’s greatest maritime adventures. Winner of two Oscars: one for Best Cinematography, and one for Best Sound Editing

During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America...