A group of stowaways on a ship bound for America are discovered by the Russian crew and taken prisoner by the ship's alcoholic captain. Not wanting to risk his career for stowaways, the captain orders his prisoners killed one by one, and when one threatens the diabolical plan by escaping, the entire crew sets out to find--and eliminate--the troublemaker. Based on a true story.
A shocking drama based on a real-life incident. "Deadly Voyage" tells the story of Kingsley Ofosu and eight other African men -- including his brother Albert -- who stowed away aboard a Ukrainian ship leaving Ghana. Their dream was to make it to the United States and start new lives. However, once at sea, they were terrorized by the boat's racist white crew, who tortured and killed most of them...
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Co-produced by HBO NYC, a Home Box Office film division based in New York City. This was that division's first effort.