- Sun 4 Oct 2020
- Len Lye Centre Cinema
- Rating: M-SL
- General $12
- Concession $10 for seniors, students and community service card holders (with valid ID)
- Booking recommended
- Hearing loop provided for the hearing impaired
- Wheelchair spaces available. Free entry for a companion to assist an audience member who has a disability. Companion seat is automatically allocated when a wheelchair space is booked
A gorgeous cinematic masterpiece which details the rivalry between two childhood friends and world-renowned free divers, which becomes a beautiful and perilous journey into oneself and the unknown.
A visionary epic of obsession and beauty about Jacques Mayol, the handsome diver who is so at home in the water that he seems only half-human. Jacques' best friends are a family of playful porpoises and Enzo Molinari, his swaggering Italian diving rival. Jacques and Enzo grew up together in the Mediterranean, and remain lifelong friends despite a fierce battle for the top prize in the world free diving championships, where divers compete to see who can descend to the furthest depths of the sea with no equipment other than their own courage and determination. But when the dreamer Jacques falls in love with the beautiful Johanna, he finds himself torn between the damsel and the deep blue sea.
FR/IT/UK | 1988 | 161 min | Dir. Luc Besson