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Wandering about and lonely, he dreams of a beautiful white whale that comes to rescue him, and makes up a song about it.
But the increasingly desperate hunt for whales goes awry with the crew facing fires, storms, mutiny and, of course, a very angry white whale.
Out in the Atlantic, the crew - including Chris Hemsworth as first mate - encounter a 100ft white whale with an extremely bad temper.
The aforementioned white whale (the one that fights back, and has the temerity to follow the whalers) is the obvious model for Moby Dick, title character of the Herman Melville classic -- and Melville (Ben Whishaw) appears in a sub-plot, extracting the story of the Essex from its last survivor, Tom Nickerson, played as an adult by the surely too-old Brendan Gleeson (Michelle Fairley has the only substantial female role as Mrs.
The epic novel by Herman Melville was a classic man vs nature story where the ego of Captain Ahab and the survival spirit of a mighty white whale collides in the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean.
The proverbial white whale is the potential billion dollar opportunity in mobilizing men to adopt facial skin care," she said.
Onlooker Sam Newman spotted the unmistakable pure white whale from the beach near Warkworth, Northumberland, on Sunday.
I guess I am like Captain Ahab and the credit unions are my white whale.
With its maiden flight on September 13, 1994, the popular Beluga cargo aircraft, affectionately named after the white whale because of its remarkable shape, is celebrating this week twenty years of transporting Airbus component parts between Airbus European manufacturing sites.
Oskcar Peterson, founder of the White Whale Research Centre, said that Migaloo's rare skin condition makes him especially susceptible to the effects of sunlight.
It was at Arrowhead Farm in Pittsfield, mostly during the winter of 1850 to 1851, that Melville composed the classic tale of Captain Ahab and his monomaniacal hunt for the white whale.
Paul LePage) and lo and behold he spent some time talking about the White Whale of his shortened political career: right-to-work legislation.