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THE SILENT WORLD
Cinéma de la plage

LE MONDE DU SILENCE

(THE SILENT WORLD)

Directed by : Louis MALLE , Jacques-Yves COUSTEAU

Year of production : 1956 Country : FRANCE Length : 86 minutes

Synopsis

Dive into our underwater planet like it had never been seen before. Jacques Cousteau’s Oscar-winning film The Silent World was the first to show us the ocean depths in full color – and one of only two documentaries ever to win the Cannes Film Festival. Co-directed by Louis Malle, this Cousteau classic introduces us to his private world of undersea adventure.

The Calypso crew set sail for the Mediterranean, the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. Along the way, they explore a shipwreck, swim with dolphins, and become the first to document bloodthirsty sharks in an up-close feeding frenzy. The Silent World is a living piece of cinema history that sets the mark for every underwater filmmaker ever to follow in Cousteau’s legendary wake.

Credits

Louis MALLE - Director

Jacques-Yves COUSTEAU - Director

Edmond SECHAN - Cinematography

Yves BAUDRIER - Music

Serge BANDO - Music

Georges ALEPEE - Film Editor

Jacques-Yves COUSTEAU - Script / Dialogue

Photo du Film © The Cousteau Society

Contacts

Production

THE COUSTEAU SOCIETY - PARIS - 92, avenue Kléber 75016 Paris, France - T: +33 (0)1 44 34 06 06 - F: 01.44.34.06.07 - http://fr.cousteau.org/

Distribution

EUROPE IMAGES INTERNATIONAL - 24/26 Quai Alphonse le Gallo 92513 Boulogne Billancourt FARNCE - T: +33 (0)1 40 74 76 76 - F: 331 40 74 76 79 - www.europeimages.com

French press

THIERRY VIDEAU - 6 Place de la Madeleine - 75008 Paris - T: +33 (0)1 40 15 92 02

International press

TF1 VIDEO - 1 Quai du Point du jour - 92100 Boulogne Billancourt - T: +33 (0)1 41 41 30 07 - mlpetiteau@tf1.fr

International sales

EUROPE IMAGES INTERNATIONAL - 24/26 Quai Alphonse le Gallo 92513 Boulogne Billancourt FRANCE - T: +33 (0)1 40 74 76 76 - F: 331 40 74 76 79 - www.europeimages.com

Cinéma de la plage Released on Louis MALLE Jacques-Yves COUSTEAU

LE MONDE DU SILENCE

Dive into our underwater planet like it had never been seen before. Jacques Cousteau’s Oscar-winning film The Silent World was the first to show us th...
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