Jacques-Yves Cousteau became a worldwide legend as a deep-sea explorer. His sensational discoveries of the marine world and his recognition of the need to protect nature has changed our lives. Cousteau (Lambert Wilson) lives by the Mediterranean Sea with his wife Simone (Audrey Tautou) and two children. Driven by his curiosity and thirst for adventure, he begins to discover the still untouched depths of the oceans. Thanks to his inventions, he finds a new approach to this fascinating underwater world. Driven by his passion he is willing to sacrifice everything for it. An epic and sensual adventure with French stars Lambert Wilson, Audrey Tautou and Pierre Niney.

Director(s): Jérôme Salle
Script: Jean-Michel Cousteau, Jérôme Salle, Albert Falco, Laurent Turner
Production: Olivier Delbosc, Nathalie Gastaldo, Philippe Godeau, Marc Missonnier, Eric Vidart Loeb
Music: Alexandre Desplat
Actors: Lambert Wilson, Audrey Tautou, Pierre Niney
Year: 2016
Duration: 82 min
Our age recommendation: 10
Language (audio): French
Language (subtitles): English
Country of origin: France, Belgium
Shooting Locations: France, Brazil, South Africa, Argentina, Antarctic, Iceland, Bahamas
Screening rights: Frenetic ()


Main topic(s): Human Potential
Secondary topics: innovation art courage
Mentions: adventure biography marine biology underwater world research innovation writer

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