Blade Background (movie, 1996)

Blade Background (movie, 1996)

White Squall ( White Squall ) is an American film from Ridley Scott released in 1996 . The film is adapted from the book The Last Voyage of the Albatross of Charles Gieg Jr. andFelix Sutton . Based on real facts, this book tells the tragedy of the Albatross sailboat : in 1961 , this ship sank abruptly off Florida , taking with it 6 of the 19 crew members. According to survivors’ testimonies, they were caught in an incredible storm, while the weather was excellent and calm. This weather phenomenon is called a white grain.

Synopsis

Thirteen teenagers board the Albatross sailboat for eight months, under the watchful and wise Captain Christopher Sheldon. During this trip, they will learn to know each other and to discover, between friendship and rivalry, and face the dangers of the sea.

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Technical sheet

  • Title: Background Blade
  • Quebec title: White Rafale
  • Original title: White Squall
  • Director: Ridley Scott
  • Scenario: Todd Robinson , based on the work of Charles Gieg Jr. and Felix Sutton
  • Music: Jeff Rona
  • Sets: Peter J. Hampton and Leslie Tomkins
  • Costumes: Judianna Makovsky
  • Photography: Hugh Johnson
  • Editing: Gerry Hambling
  • Production: Mimi Polk Gitlin , Rocky Lang, Terry Needham (associate producer) , Todd Robinson (co-producer) Nigel Wooll (co-producer) and Ridley Scott ( Executive Producer )
  • Distribution Company: UFD
  • Budget: USD 38,000,000
  • English language
  • Size: 2.35: 1 – 35 mm – Technicolor
  • Release date:  February 2, 1996  ,: July 17, 1996

Distribution

  • Jeff Bridges (VF: Patrick Floersheim , VQ: Hubert Gagnon ) : Captain Christopher “Skipper” Sheldon
  • Jeremy Sisto (VF: Jerome Rebbot , VQ: Yanic Truesdale ) : Frank Beaumont
  • Ryan Phillippe (VF: Vincent Barazzoni, VQ: Inti Chauveau ) : Gil Martin
  • Balthazar Getty VQ : Olivier Fontaine ) : Tod Johnstone
  • David Lascher VQ : Guillaume Sabouret ) : Robert March
  • Eric Michael Cole (VF: Emmanuel Curtil , VQ: Joel Legendre ) : Dean Preston
  • Jason Marsden (VF Olivier Jankovic VQ: Jacques Lussier ) Shay Jennings’ st pole “of the Albatross
  • David Selby (VF: Bernard Tiphaine , VQ: Claude Préfontaine ) : Francis Beaumont
  • Jill Larson (VF: Francine Laine , VQ: Louise Remy ) : Peggy Beaumont
  • Zeljko Ivanek VQ : Sebastian Dhavernas ) : Coast Guard Captain Sanders
  • Ethan Embry VQ : Martin Watier ) : Tracy Lapchick
  • Julio Oscar Mechoso VQ : Luis De Cespedes ) : Girard Pascal, the cook of the Albatross
  • Caroline Goodall VQ : Natalie Hamel-Roy ) : Dr. Alice Sheldon
  • John Savage VQ : Jean-Marie Moncelet ) : McCrea, a sailor of the Albatross / Professor of Literature
  • Scott Wolf (VF: Alexandre Gillet , VQ: Olivier Visentin ) : Charles “Chuck” Gieg / Narrator
Source and captionFrench version (VF) on Doublagissimo 1 , RS Dubbing 2 and on the French dubbing carton on the DVD zone 2 .

and Version Québécois on dubbing.qc.ca

Around the film

  • The boat used in the film is the Eye of the Wind , built in 1911 . He also served for the films The Blue Lagoon ( 1980 ), Savage Island ( 1985 ) and Tai-Pan ( 1986 ) 3 .
  • The film is dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Albatross tragedy : Alice Sheldon, George Ptacnik, Rick Marsellus, Robin Wetherall, John Goodlett and Chris Coristine.

See also

Related Articles

  • White grain
  • Grain (meteorology)
  • The sinking of the 1961 Albatross
  • Bermuda Triangle

External links

  • (in) Background Blade [ archive ] on the Internet Movie Database
  • Blade background [ archive ] on Allociné

Notes and references

  1. ↑ «French dubbing sheet of the film (section Shows)»  [ archive ] on Doublagissimo
  2. ↑ “French dubbing sheet of the film”  [ archive ] on RS Dubbing
  3. ↑ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0118158/trivia  [ archive ]

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