The Voyage of the Heretique

The Voyage of the Heretique
Naufragé volontaire

A film by Didier Nion

2017 France - Adventure


Canary Islands, 1952. Dr Alain Bombard embarks on an inflatable boat to cross the Atlantic ocean, alone, with no assistance, and without food or water. His goal is to prove that any man can survive at sea with only sea water and fish to feed human needs. Bombard’s experience is deeply challenged by loneliness and fear, and on day 53, he must find the strength to continue. A true story.

  • cast

    • Jérémie Lippmann
  • crew +

    • Producer
    • Jérôme Dopffer (Les Productions Balthazar)
    • Screenwriters
    • Didier Nion
    • Yves Nilly
    • Thomas Cheysson
    • Based on the book
    • Alain Bombard ("Naufragé volontaire")
    • DoP
    • Gilles Arnaud
    • Editor
    • Catherine Zins
    • Original Music
    • Grégoire Hetzel
    • Sound
    • Jacques Sans
    • Jean Mallet
  • infos

    • Language
    • French, English