The quest to solve the greatest mystery in Arctic Exploration
1x80 Min Feature Documentary & 1x47 Min / Format: HD
One of the greatest stories in polar exploration and one of the greatest mysteries in maritime history that spawned the greatest manhunt ever mounted - the story of John Franklin's lost expedition.
A key part of this story is a major international initiative to find one of the world's most important shipwrecks under the ice of the Canadian Arctic. Directed by Emmy-Award winner Peter Bate (King Leopold's Congo, Station X) and shot over two years in the Arctic on High Definition, this film is a major international co-production involving Irish, UK, Australian, German and Canadian broadcasters with support from Media and Irish Film Board.
Funders: TG4, Irish Film Board, ZDF, Five, ARTE, History Canada, History UK, MEDIA