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Deep Water | DVD | (16/04/2007)
from £5.24 | Saving you £14.75 (73.80%) | RRP
Narrated by Tilda Swinton Deep Water is the stunning true story of the fateful voyage of Donald Crowhurst is a 36-year-old father of four whose marine electronics business is ailing. Staking everything in his attempt to win the fastest voyage prize he leaves behind his wife and young children to enter the most daring nautical challenge ever - the very first solo non-stop round-the-world boat race. As the race progresses Crowhurst's reports of his positions at sea show that after a slow start he is beginning to cover ever-greater daily distances surprising press and public alike before he begins to set new world records for distances covered in the course of a day. Headline after headline is being printed - not just across Britain but also across the globe. Crowhurst is fast becoming the darling of the tabloids hailed as a nautical wonder with the world's gaze upon his lonely and potentially life-threatening journey. But as the world waits on tenterhooks for this extraordinary man to cross the finish line and sail into port to a hero's welcome the jaw-dropping truth of his ten month voyage is revealed that things have gone terribly wrong for Donald Crowhurst... From the producer of Touching the Void Deep Water is directed by Louise Osmond and Jerry Rothwell. Deep Water uses Donald Crowhurst's original 16mm films and tape recordings to re-construct his extraordinary journey. Much of this incredible archive has not been seen for over 30 years and was only recently re-discovered by the production. Deep Water also includes interviews with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston Francoise Moitessier and marks the first time in thirty years that Donald Crowhurst's family have broken their silence to talk about the events.
The Corporation | DVD | (09/10/2006)
from £4.69 | Saving you £1.30 (21.70%) | RRP
A fascinating feature length documentary expose that dissects the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day global dominance. 150 years ago the corporation was a relatively insignificant entity. Today it is a vivid dramatic and pervasive presence in all our lives. The the church the monarchy and the communist party in other times and places the corporation is today's dominant institution. But history humbles dominant institutions. All have been crushed belittled or absorbed into some new order. The corporation is unlikely to be the first to defy history. In this complex and highly entertaining documentary Mark Achbar teams up with co-director Jennifer Abbott and writer Joel Bakan to examine the far-reaching repercussions of the corporation's increasing preeminence. Based on Bakan's book The Corporation: The Pursuit Of Profit And Power the film is a timely critical inquiry that invites CEOs whistle blowers brokers gurus spies players pawns and pundits on a graphic and engaging quest to reveal the corporation's inner workings curious history controversial impacts and possible futures. Featuring illuminating interviews with Noam Chomsky Michael Moore Howard Zinn and many others The Corporation charts the spectacular rise of an institution aimed at achieving specific economic goals as it also recounts victories against this apparently invincible force....
The Corporation | DVD | (29/08/2005)
from £6.48 | Saving you £5.98 (46.00%) | RRP
A fascinating feature length documentary expose that dissects the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day global dominance. 150 years ago the corporation was a relatively insignificant entity. Today it is a vivid dramatic and pervasive presence in all our lives. The the church the monarchy and the communist party in other times and places the corporation is today's dominant institution. But history humbles dominant institutions. All have been cr