Longitude Gift 2pk (2000)
|In the 18th century a rural clock maker, john harrison, begins an obsessive, forty-year effot to devise a system of determining longitude at sea with an ingenious marine timepiece. Meanwhile 200 years in the future, naval officer rupert gould begins his own quest to refurbish the chronometers.|
Editor's NoteAn 18th century clock maker named Jon Harrison (Gambon) begins what is to become a forty-year task to invent a system for determining longitude at sea with a nautical timepiece. Meanwhile, 200 years in the future, naval officer Rupert Gould (Irons) discovers Harrison's neglected chronometers and sets out to restore them. A high seas saga of passion, determination, and discovery presented by A&E and based on the novel by Dava Sobel.
Cast & Crew
|Charles Sturridge - Screenwriter|
|Selwyn Roberts - Producer|
|Peter Hannan - Director of Photography|
|Charles Sturridge - Director|