A gripping & unconventional memory piece based on the real-life saga of Howard Blackburn, the Gloucester fisherman who became an unlikely hero.
- Inspired by true events
- Set in New England & Canada
- Opportunities for VR effects
- Showcase for the lead actor
In the winter of 1883, Howard Blackburn survives an Arctic storm, the death of his dorymate, and incredible odds, only to lose all of his fingers.
Battling back from disability, Blackburn opens a saloon and finds happiness in marriage. But his life is interrupted by a shocking personal tragedy. In a bid to make peace with his demons, he decides to sail solo across the North Atlantic.
Source Material: Lone Voyager by Joseph Garland & Firsthand Account by Howard Blackburn