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In Search for Captain Grant (1986)
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In Search for Captain Grant (1986)
Original name: В поисках капитана Гранта
Genre: Adventure
Country: Soviet Union, Bulgaria
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Lord and Lady Glenarvan found a bottle in the ocean. this bottle contained a letter from captain Grant that he and 2 of his sailors had survived a disaster in sea and need help. Unfortunately, the letter was damaged by water, and only latitude is known (37 degrees), but no longitude. The Glenarvans decide to find captain Grant.
Style: sincere, intense, exciting, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: travel, sea, adventurer, ship captain, journey, obsessive quest, ship
Time: 19th century

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