20th Century Fox's naval epic Master And Commander:The Far Side Of The Worlddirected by Peter Weir has been chosen as this year's Royal Command Performanceand will take place in London on Nov 17.

The screening will benefit the Cinema and Television BenevolentFund, which supports behind-the-camera professionals in the UK.

Based on Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed novels, the film starsRussell Crowe as Navy captain who crosses two oceans to confront anintimidating adversary.

Paul Bettany, Richard Strohand James D'Arcy also star in the film, which will open in the US on Nov 14 andin the UK on Nov 28.