The Shipping News

Character: Wavey Prowse
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Written by: Robert Nelson Jacobs
Produced by: Rob Cowan, Leslie Holleran, Irwin Winkler
Other cast: Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett
Release date: December 18, 2001
Genre: Drama
Running time: 1h 51min

Traces one man's extraordinary journey toward self -discovery when he returns to his ancestral home on the coast of Newfoundland. After the death of his estranged wife, Quoyle's fortunes begin to change when his long-lost aunt convinces him and his daughter to head north. Now, in a place where life is as rough as the weather and secrets are as vast as the ocean, Quoyle lands a job as a reporter for the local paper. In the course of his new career he uncovers some dark family secrets.

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