Damn the Defiant!(1962)

Damn the Defiant! (1962)
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Based on the Spithead and Nore mutinies, in the form of strikes for better pay and conditions, by sailors of the Royal Navy in 1797 during war with the French Revolutionary government
Action War

RATINGS

7.1
/10

RUNTIME

101 min

AGE RATING

Approved

COUNTRY

United Kingdom

LANGUAGE

English

DIRECTOR

Lewis Gilbert

CAST

Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Maurice Denham, Nigel Stock

Plot

On the H.M.S. Defiant, during the French Revolutionary War, fair Captain Crawford is locked in a battle of wills against his cruel second-in-command Lieutenant Scott-Padget, whose heavy-handed command style pushes the crew to mutiny.