Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 35%
TMDB Rating 7.5
IMDB Rating 7.6
RottenTomatoes Rating 63%

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Revenue: $0

Budget: $14,390,509

Profit: - $-14,390,509


Movie Details

Tag Line: Danger...Like Passion...Runs Deep

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: May 10, 1988

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 2h 48m

Original Language: French

Website: -

Production Countries: France , Italy , United States of America

Production Companies: Gaumont


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Synopsis

Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to follow in the footsteps of his father, who died at sea when Jacques was a boy; to the bewilderment of scientists, Jacques harbors a remarkable ability to adjust his heart rate and breathing pattern in the water, so that his vital signs more closely resemble that of dolphins than men (he even considers a school of dolphins as his extended family). As Enzo persuades a reluctant Jacques to compete against him in a free diving contest -- determining who can dive deeper and longer without scuba gear -- Jacques meets Johana, a beautiful insurance investigator from America, and he finds that he must choose between his love for her and his love of the sea.


Main Cast

Jean-Marc Barr

Jean-Marc Barr

Jacques Mayol

Age : 59 | Popularity : 13%

Jean Reno

Jean Reno

Enzo Molinari

Age : 72 | Popularity : 60%

Rosanna Arquette

Rosanna Arquette

Johana Baker

Age : 61 | Popularity : 41%

Paul Shenar

Paul Shenar

Dr. Laurence

Age : 53 | Popularity : 9%

Sergio Castellitto

Sergio Castellitto

Novelli

Age : 67 | Popularity : 10%

Jean Bouise

Jean Bouise

Uncle Louis

Age : 60 | Popularity : 9%

Marc Duret

Marc Duret

Roberto

Age : 62 | Popularity : 7%

Griffin Dunne

Griffin Dunne

Duffy

Age : 65 | Popularity : 10%


Crew

Department Role Name
Writing Screenplay
Luc Besson
Luc Besson
Robert Garland
Robert Garland
Marilyn Goldin
Marilyn Goldin
Jacques Mayol
Jacques Mayol
Marc Perrier
Marc Perrier
Story
Luc Besson
Luc Besson
Directing Director
Luc Besson
Luc Besson
Production Co-Producer
Luc Besson
Luc Besson
Producer
Patrice Ledoux
Patrice Ledoux
Casting
Nathalie Cheron
Nathalie Cheron
Sound Original Music Composer
Éric Serra
Éric Serra
Sound Designer
Pierre Befve
Pierre Befve
Art Production Design
Dan Weil
Dan Weil
Camera Director of Photography
Carlo Varini
Carlo Varini
Editing Editor
Olivier Mauffroy
Olivier Mauffroy
Department Role Name

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