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'In the Heart of the Sea' Brings Shipwreck Story to Screen

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The story that helped inspire "Moby Dick" is coming to cinema screens in action adventure "In the Heart of the Sea," a film directed by Oscar winner Ron Howard and based on the book of the same name. Nathaniel Philbrick's non-fiction "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex" tells the story of the sinking of the "Essex", an American whaling ship, in 1820. The vessel was struck by a sperm whale and its crew was left...

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