Beyond the Sea

Release date:December 17, 2004
(NY, LA; wider release: December 29)

Studio:Lions Gate Films

Director:Kevin Spacey

MPAA Rating:PG-13 (for some strong language and a scene of sensuality)


Starring:Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins, Brenda Blethyn, Greta Scacchi, Caroline Aaron


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Plot Summary:

The film traces the tragic-heroic life of the late teen singing idol, Bobby Darin. Born with a rare heart condition that was to limit his life span to merely 16 years, Darin suvived to age 37 when he was felled by a blood infection contracted during open heart surgery. Darin produced such hit songs as "Splish Splash," "Mack the Knife' and "Beyond the Sea".