MAD SHIP

By David MORTIN

MONTECRISTO INTERNATIONAL - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2012

A Scandinavian immigrant, driven to madness by ruined dreams and the tragic death of his wife, embarks on a quixotic mission to build a homemade ship and sail out of the prairie dust bowl at the height of the Great Depression.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Director(s)
    • David MORTIN
    • Writer(s)
    • Patricia FOGLIATO, David MORTIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Patricia FOGLIATO (Enigmatico Films), Elizabeth JARVIS (Buffalo Gal Pictures), Rhonda BAKER (RGB Productions)
    • Synopsis
    • Tomas, a Scandinavian immigrant to Canada in the 1920's, dreams of establishing a family wheat dynasty in this new, wide-open land that is brimming with opportunity. but the perfect storm of prairie drought and the crash of 1929 delivers his young family to the precipice of ruin. when his beautiful wife, Solveig, dies unexpectedly he vows to return her body to her beloved homeland, and embarks on a Quixotic mission to build a hand-made boat and sail out of the prairie dust bowl. He is pulled back from the brink of madness by the unconditional love offered by his two young children.
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