Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

United States, 2003 / 138 Mins

Director: Peter Weir

Starring: Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany

Pete Codling, Artist in Residence at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, will give a talk about his current project ‘Crowd’ before the film, beginning at 7.00pm.

Captain “Lucky” Jack Aubrey (Russell Crowe) is a renowned fighting captain in the British Navy. But when his ship, the Surprise, is suddenly attacked by a superior enemy, Aubrey is torn between duty and friendship as he pursues a high-stakes chase across two oceans to intercept and capture his foe. With a badly damaged ship and an injured crew, this mission can save his reputation, or destroy them all.