Tim Purcell’s film, Flinders – Unchartered Waters plans to tell story of Donington’s famous son Matthew Flinders

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Proposals for a dramatic feature film about a famous explorer and a campaign to make him a posthumous Fellow of the Royal Society are in the pipeline. Screenwriter and director Tim Purcell’s film, Flinders – Unchartered Waters, tells the true story of British Naval captain and explorer Matthew Flinders’ seven year imprisonment on the paradise island of Mauritius during the Napoleonic Wars, and his love affair with the daughter of a French plantation owner. Mr Purcell is seeking support from members of the royal family – who may have links with Donington’s famous son, who discovered Australia -…

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