Manuela DVD

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Trevor Howard heads a strong cast as the jaded captain of a cargo ship who finds himself falling for a young stowaway (Elsa Martinelli) in this BAFTA-nominated drama an early feature from Guy Hamilton and one of four films on which the future Bond director collaborated with writer-producer Ivan Foxwell. Also known as Stowaway Girl, Manuela is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.James Prothero, forty-three years old and up to his ears in alcohol, is the skipper of a tramp ship due to leave... South America for Britain and he's sick to death of carting goods back and forth across the world. Then he meets Manuela, a beautiful native girl smuggled on board by one of his crew, and comes to realise that she, too, is a lost soul. Gradually a love affair develops between them, and Prothero becomes dangerously blind to the responsibilities of his position...SPECIAL FEATURES:Alternate Ending Italian Theatrical Trailer Image Gallery [show more]

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Released
02 March 2015
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
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Runtime
89 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
5027626424046 
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Guy Hamilton directs this classic maritime drama starring Trevor Howard and Elsa Martinelli. The film follows James Prothero (Howard), the alcoholic skipper of a cargo ship, who begins a relationship with a beautiful young woman (Martinelli) who has been smuggled on board by one of his crew.