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Hornblower: The Even Chance (TV Miniseries)

Original title
Hornblower: The Even Chance
Running time
93 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Russell Lewis (Stories: C.S. Forester)
John E. Keane
Neve Cunningham
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A&E Television Networks / Celtic Films / Ecou Films / Meridian Broadcasting / United Film and Television Productions
TV Series. Adventure. Drama. War | TV Miniseries. Sea Adventures. 18th Century. 19th Century. Napoleonic Wars
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Synopsis / Plot
Midshipman Horatio Hornblower joins the British fleet just as the French Revolution is about to change European history. But he has worries closer to home as he incurs the wrath of a shipmate named Simpson, a bully who everyone else avoids and placates. Events lead to a duel, but one of Hornblower's mates takes his place and is killed. At war with France, Hornblower and Simpson are assigned different ships, but are reunited when Simpson's ship is sunk. Events lead to another duel with different results.
1999: Emmy: Best Miniseries and Editing
1998: 4 BAFTA TV Nominations: Best Costume, Prod. Design, Sound and Editing
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