The Silent World (1956)

The Silent World





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Le Monde du Silence (The Silent World) is based on the best-selling book of the same name by famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau. Set on board--and below--the good ship Calypso during an exploratory expedition, this feature-length documentary was codirected by Cousteau and Louis Malle, whose first film this was (Cousteau selected Malle for this assingment immediately upon the latter's graduation from film school). Highlights include a shark attack on the carcass of a whale, and the discovery of … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Art House & International
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Jacques-Yves Cousteau
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this just stands in for Jacques Cousteau as a man, and for all his films, books, inventions and discoveries

Dan Mosier

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