Titanic

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Titanic

Titanic

Blood and Steel

Drama Miniseries / 12 x 1 hour or 6 x 2 hours

Emmy® Award-winning actor Derek Jacobi (Last Tango in Halifax) stars in the true story of the construction of the legendary ‘unsinkable’ luxury liner, the RMS Titanic. The series is a recipient of the Monte Carlo TV Festival’s Golden Nymph Award.

 

Dr. Mark Muir (Kevin Zegers), a young metallurgist, persuades American tycoon JP Morgan (Chris Noth) to let him work on the biggest shipping project in the world, the RMS Titanic. Chairman of the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Lord William Pirrie (Derek Jacobi), employs the young scientist and introduces him to the city’s Protestant elite.

 

Mark meets Kitty Carlton (Ophelia Lovibond), the charming, spoiled daughter of a magnate. He is also intrigued by Sofia Silvestri (Alessandra Mastronardi), a copyist working at the shipyard and daughter of a poor Italian immigrant. Divided by class and religion, the shipyard is swept into social tensions while secrets from Mark’s mysterious past surface.

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ORIGINATING BROADCASTER

RAI (Italy)

CAST

Chris Noth, Derek Jacobi, Neve Campbell, Kevin Zegers, Alessandra Mastronardi, Bill Carter, Ophelia Lovibond

STORY BY

Matthew Faulk, Mark Skeek, Stefano Voltaggio and Ciarán Donnelly

DIRECTOR

Ciarán Donnelly

PRODUCTION COMPANIES

RAI Fiction, DAP Italy, Epos Films in association with TANDEM PRODUCTIONS with the participation of the Irish Film Board

A RAI FICTION, DAP ITALY, EPOS FILMS PRODUCTION in association with TANDEM COMMUNICATIONS with the participation of BORD SCANNÁN NA HÉIREANN/THE IRISH FILM BOARD “TITANIC BLOOD & STEEL” KEVIN ZEGERS, ALESSANDRA MASTRONARDI, DEREK JACOBI, NEVE CAMPBELL, OPHELIA LOVIBOND, BILLY CARTER, BRANWELL DONAGHEY, MARTIN MCCANN, IAN MCELHINNEY, VALENTINA CORTI, DENISE GOUGH, EDOARDO LEO, GRAY O’BRIEN, MICHAEL MCELHATTON, LIAM CUNNINGHAM as JIM LARKIN with CHRIS NOTH as J.P. MORGAN and MASSIMO GHINI as PIETRO SILVESTRI visual effects by WINDMILL LANE VFX, DUBLIN SECOND UNIT DIRECTOR ROBERT QUINN casting by LEO DAVIS & LISSY HOLM costume designer LUCIANO CAPOZZI visual effects supervisor JULIAN PARRY music by MAURIZIO DE ANGELIS editors STEPHEN O’CONNELL PHILIP CULLEN, production designer TOM CONROY, director of photography JAMES WELLAND, executive producers, MICHAEL GARLAND, CIARÁN DONNELLY, MARCO DE ANGELIS, NICOLA DE ANGELIS, GUIDO DE ANGELIS producers ANDREA ZOSO, ANSELMO PARRINELLO, ROBERTO MANNI, PAUL MYLER story by MATTHEW FAULK MARK SKEET STEFANO VOLTAGGIO and CIARÁN DONNELLY directed by CIARÁN DONNELLY AN ITALIAN / IRISH CO-PRODUCTION FILMED ON LOCATION IN IRELAND and SERBIA © 2012 DAP ITALY – RAI ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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