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All Is Lost

(DVD - 2014 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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An open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress, he is forced to rely on ocean currents to carry him into a shipping lane in hopes of hailing a passing vessel. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling, and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.
Title: All is lost
Publisher: Santa Monica, California :, Lions Gate Entertainment Inc.,, [2014]
Edition: Widescreen.
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda
laser optical,NTSC,rda
widescreen (2.40:1),24 fps,rda
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1,rda
4 3/4 in.,rda
1 videodisc (approximately 106 minutes) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Special features: Filmmaker commentary; "Preparing for the storm" featurette; "Big film, small film" featurette; 3 vignettes: The story, The filmmaker: J.C. Chandor, The actor: Robert Redford; "The sound of All is Lost" featurette.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Summary: An open-water thriller about one man's battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. Using only a sextant and nautical maps to chart his progress, he is forced to rely on ocean currents to carry him into a shipping lane in hopes of hailing a passing vessel. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling, and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.
Audience: MPAA rating PG-13 brief strong language.
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Statement of Responsibility: written and directed by J.C. Chandor ; produced by Neal Dodson & Anna Gerb ; producers Justin Nappi & Teddy Schwarzman ; Lionsgate & Roadside Attractions present ; Black Bear Pictures presents ; Treehouse Pictures presents ; in association with Filmnation Entertainment & Sudden Storm Entertainment ; a Before the Door/Washington Square Films production
Credits: Director of photography, Frank G. DeMarco ; underwater director of photography, Peter Zuccarini ; editor, Pete Beaudreau ; music composed by Alex Ebert.
Performers: Robert Redford.
System Details: DVD, NTSC ; 16x9 widescreen (2.40:1), 5.1 Dolby Digital ; region 1.
Other Language: English or dubbed Spanish soundracks with optional English and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English.
Subject Headings: Sailors Drama. Shipwrecks Drama. Shipwreck survival Drama.
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Survival films.
Topical Term: Sailors
Shipwrecks
Shipwreck survival
Publisher No: 44445
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Sep 25, 2014
  • wtbarrett rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Hilarious! I thought it should have been a comedy. Too stupid to be remotely believable. Not Redford's best work. Not comparable to the Horse Whisperer by a long shot.

Sep 23, 2014
  • mexicanadiense rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A remarkable achievement by the actor and production team. If you enjoy classic man v. nature films like "Life of Pi" or "Castaway" you will enjoy this...just don't expect much in the way of witty banter as Mr Redford doesn't even get a volleyball to play off of here!

Sep 20, 2014
  • BloomFree rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This film probably works best for those who can imagine themselves in the same predicament as the boater. I enjoyed the visual effects of the sea and sea-life.

The beginning was a beautiful statement about regret so it wasn't completely soundless. It was understandable that the man found way to try to keep himself calm and sane while he hoped to get lucky and be rescued.

Sep 13, 2014
  • trotter73 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

great movie.

I couldn't help but laugh. He had the worst string of bad luck I've ever seen.

Sep 13, 2014
  • 3romm3la rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Boring. The character finds himself in a perilous situation but you don't get a sense of it from his behaviour. He seems to be going through the motions.

visually compelling story of life and death. truly amazing work of art. i wish the dvd included some extras that provide some insight into sailing. i felt like i should know when mistakes or miscalculations were made by the main character.

Aug 22, 2014
  • danomcd rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a very interesting movie - especially when you consider the complete lack of dialogue. Visually it is amazing but what I found was that without any dialogue I really couldn't get a sense of whether his situation and solutions on the boat where a standard response or incredible. Especially as someone who knows pretty much nothing about boats.
To put it in perspective - when he finally screams in anger I actually paused the movie to see how long it took him to reach his breaking point of stoic resolve.

Aug 03, 2014
  • voisjoe1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Robert Redford, one of the best American actors in the last half of the 20th century decided to try this solo feature, reminiscent of the silent film period (although it is in color and it does have two or three lines of dialogue). We get to see Redford project determination, hope, despair, fear and anger without dialogue. He knew this would be a difficult film and he was up to the task.

So I figured out the ending and maybe solved two mysteries at once: he's in the middle of the Indian Ocean, he hears a plane overhead and fires his last rocket towards it; screams "Oh Feck" and now the surprise ending: the last (missing) shot shows the airplane with a hole in it from his rocket diving straight towards him; and the name on the plane? MALAYSIAN AIRLINES!

Aug 01, 2014
  • gurujr rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Robert Redford is great in this survival movie. The sailor showed a lot more ingenuity than most.

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Mar 22, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

from IMDB: Our Man: 13th of July, 4:50 pm. I'm sorry... I know that means little at this point, but I am. I tried, I think you would all agree that I tried. To be true, to be strong, to be kind, to love, to be right. But I wasn't. And I know you knew this. In each of your ways. And I am sorry. All is lost here... except for soul and body... that is, what's left of them... and a half-day's ration. It's inexcusable really, I know that now. How it could have taken this long to admit that I'm not sure... but it did. I fought 'til the end, I'm not sure what this worth, but know that I did. I have always hoped for more for you all... I will miss you. I'm sorry.

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Mar 10, 2014
  • jjd66 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

ALL IS LOST - Official Theatrical Trailer (HD)

About Starring Robert Redford, All is Lost is J.C. Chandor's follow-up film to his Oscar-nominated film, Margin Call. NOW PLAYING Description The film stars Robert Redford in what critics are calling a "tour de force" performance.

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