The Mad Atlantic (1967)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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In this moral drama, the captain of a Japanese trawler must make a difficult decision. The story begins as the boat returns to port after yet another unsuccessful fishing expedition. The company that he works for is most upset and on his next trip, assigns a company official to supervise their procedures. The captain is most displeased with his new passenger, but eventually comes to respect him. Finally, they discover an enormous school of fish. Just as they are bout to haul it in, the captain receives a distress signal from a foundering yacht. Now he must decide: the fish, or the people aboard the other boat?

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boating, business, captain [military], career, conviction, distress, fishing, humiliation, Japan, life-choices, morals, newcomer, official, privacy, respect, yacht