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  1. #1 All Is Lost 
    CU Royalty JB's Avatar
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    Anyone see this movie? Robert Redford is the only character and there is very little dialogue. Maybe a couple minutes worth in the entire movie. As strange as that sounds, I recommend it.

    I have my own interpretation of the movie (and ending) but no spoilers for now.
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    To Redford, it doesn’t matter whether or not he succeeds. It’s the trying that matters.

    Not for me.
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    Drive-by Poster ABC in Georgia's Avatar
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    Ok, I looked up the storyline on IMDb ...

    Here it is, but don't check the page because nearly each review contains spoilers.


    Deep into a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, an unnamed man (Redford) wakes to find his 39-foot yacht taking on water after a collision with a shipping container left floating on the high seas. With his navigation equipment and radio disabled, the man sails unknowingly into the path of a violent storm. Despite his success in patching the breached hull, his mariner's intuition and a strength that belies his age, the man barely survives the tempest. 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.

    You can thank me later for the info!
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    Don't need to go to a movie to feel that the sharks are closing in and danger is imminent, just have to listen to the news.

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    Power CUer noonwitch's Avatar
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    Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid was on one of my cable channels over the weekend-what a great movie that is. That's probably one of the only movies in which I like Redford. My mom loved him, though, when I was a kid.
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