Following on from the dramatic events in Hornblower: Mutiny, this DVD charts the fate of Horatio Hornblower as he stands trial for his mutinous behaviour. Recounting the events which occurred on board the Renown, Captain Sawyer remebers that someone pushed him into the hold. Whoever it was, was certainly guilty of mutiny... In court Hornblower's life depends on whether or not he has committed this mutinous act. He is bound to answer the question truthfully, but which of his shipmates will speak for him, and which against? Buckland insists Hornblower did it, but Hobbs, Sawyer's loyal gunner, refuses to denounce Hornblower. The captains of the court ignore Pellew's plea for mercy and they insist that the question must be put to Hornblower himself. As a man of great honour he must answer truthfully. Did he, and did he not push Captain Sawyer into the hold? Hornblower is just about to condemn himself to death when a surprise witness appears in court...

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Hornblower: Retribution (2001)

War/Adventure/Drama · 1h 38m

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Following on from the dramatic events in Hornblower: Mutiny, this DVD charts the fate of Horatio Hornblower as he stands trial for his mutinous behaviour. Recounting the events which occurred on board the Renown, Captain Sawyer remebers that someone pushed him into the hold. Whoever it was, was certainly guilty of mutiny... In court Hornblower's life depends on whether or not he has committed this mutinous act. He is bound to answer the question truthfully, but which of his shipmates will speak for him, and which against? Buckland insists Hornblower did it, but Hobbs, Sawyer's loyal gunner, refuses to denounce Hornblower. The captains of the court ignore Pellew's plea for mercy and they insist that the question must be put to Hornblower himself. As a man of great honour he must answer truthfully. Did he, and did he not push Captain Sawyer into the hold? Hornblower is just about to condemn himself to death when a surprise witness appears in court...

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Languages

English, Spanish

Country

United Kingdom

Production Companies

A+E Networks, Meridian Broadcasting, United Film and Television Productions
Cast
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Ioan Gruffudd

3rd Lt. Horatio Hornblower
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Robert Lindsay

Cmmdre. Sir Edward Pellew
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David Warner

Capt. James Sawyer (HMS Renown)
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Nicholas Jones

1st Lt. Buckland
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Paul McGann

2nd Lt. Bush
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Jamie Bamber

4th Lt. Archie Kennedy
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Philip Glenister

Gunner Hobbs
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Paul Copley

Matthews, Boatswain
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Sean Gilder

Styles, Boatswain's Mate
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David Rintoul

Dr. Clive, Ship's Surgeon
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Terence Corrigan

Midshipman Wellard
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Ian McElhinney

Capt. Hammond, Member of Court
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John Castle

Capt. Collins, Member of Court
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Gilly Gilchrist

Seaman Randall
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Antonio Gil

Col. Francisco Manuel Ortega, Spanish Commander of Fort (as Antonio Gil-Martinez)
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Hugh Quarshie

Francois Le Fanu, Rebel Leader
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Katia Caballero

Senora Ortega, Col. Ortega's Wife
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Paul Brightwell

Marine Sgt. Whiting
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Richard Clews

Clerk
Crew
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Andrew Grieve

Director
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C.S. Forester

Writer
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Ben Rostul

Writer
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Andrew Benson

Producer
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Chris O'Dell

Cinematograpy
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Keith Palmer

Editor
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John E. Keane

Music
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Horatio Hornblower: The Adventure Continues, Volume II: Retribution

(DVD)

4/15/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Horatio Hornblower: Retribution

(DVD)

5/15/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Horatio Hornblower: Retribution

(DVD, Digibook)

9/24/2008

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