Ever obsessed with ocean flicks, we’ve recently been catching up on sailing docs: Maiden Trip, Five Lost at Sea, Morning Light… and finally a chance to check out 2006’s Deep Water. The true story of the first solo, non-stop, round-the-world yacht race 1960s, and the psychological toll it took on the competitors, specifically dark horse Donald Crowhurst.
An excerpt from Crowhurst’s logbook:
The explanation of our troubles is that cosmic beings are playing games with us. During his lifetime, each man plays cosmic chess against the devil. G-d is playing with one set of rules, and the devil with other exactly opposite set of rules. The shameful secret of G-d, the trick he used, because the truth would hurt too much, is there is no good or evil. There is only truth.
Well, he certainly got that right. Watch it here