The acclaimed ABC documentary Captain Cook - Obsession and Discovery has "sailed" its
way onto DVD which is based on the bestselling biography by British
author Vanessa Collingridge who gives the viewer a true insight into
the man that many believe made Australia what it is today.
some dry and un-inspirational documentaries of similar events,
Collingridge rejuvenates the tale of Cook from fact and fiction.
Although the documentary is heavily steeped in historical evidence,
it also shows the human side of Cook which forced his motivations
and personal drive.
Some aspects of Captain Cook - Obsession and
Discovery is almost like a travel series with some of the places that
Cook had his crew had visited. Definitely a very engaging and
cinematic documentary on the man who some call a hero... and others