Colin Firth as the amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst in a still from The Mercy (category IIA), directed by James Marsh. Rachel Weisz and David Thewlis co-star.

The Mercy film review: Colin Firth shines as misguided sailor in fact-based drama

British amateur yachtsman Donald Crowhurst was a dreamer who set off, without adequate training, to sail solo around the world; Firth brings to life his desperate quest and its tragic unravelling as his family looks on helpless

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Colin Firth as the amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst in a still from The Mercy (category IIA), directed by James Marsh. Rachel Weisz and David Thewlis co-star.
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