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The Lifeboat

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Synopsis

A young newlywed-turned-widow stands trial in 1914 for murder. The story recounts how, with the help of her new husband, she survived the sinking of the Empress, a transatlantic ocean liner. She finds herself on a lifeboat, only to discover there are too many people on board, leading to a moral crisis as to who stays and who has to go.

Details

Year
2017
Type of film
Features
Director
Joe Wright (tbc)
Producer
Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Liza Chasin, Suzan Bymel, Ben Forkner, Anne Hathaway
Executive Producer
William Broyles Jr.
Screenwriter
William Broyles Jr. (screenplay), Charlotte Rogan (novel)
Principal Cast
Anne Hathaway

Genre

Production Company

UK, US coproduction

Film 360 (US), Focus Features (US), Working Title Films (UK)

Working Title Films
26 Aybrook Street
London
W1U 4AN
+44 (0)20 7307 3000
http://www.workingtitlefilms.com