The Mercy (12A)
Dir: James Marsh
Cast: Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis
UK, 2017, 102 mins
Colin Firth shines in his portrayal of Donald Crowhurst, who infamously attempted to complete a solo around-the-world boat race in 1968, subsequently falsifying his logs to conceal his failure. Based on real events, this is an enthralling and moving account of a man's battle against the ocean and ultimately against himself.