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Dolphin Man

A Feature film by Lefteris Charitos

Release in France : 30/05/2018


    The film Le Grand Bleu (The Big Blue) propelled French deep-sea diver Jacques Mayol into world stardom, inspired by Mayol’s daring feat of diving 100m in one breath and his profound affinity with the sea. Dolphin Man takes us on a journey across Mayol’s life where we travels from Japan to Miami and from Marseille to the islands of Caicos, Kalymnos and Elba. Places of extreme beauty who impacted Mayol, showing us a man who risked his life for fame, to his transformation into a messenger, who reached the limits of the human body and mind, not just to break records but hoping to discover the deeper affinity between human beings and the sea.

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-productions :

    Les Films du Balibari, Arte France Cinéma

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Films Transit International

    Foreign production companies :

    Anemon Productions, Storyline Entertainment, Wowow Inc., Ert tv

    French distributors :

    Destiny Films, Point du Jour

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    Full credits (4)

    Executive producers :

    Rea Apostolides, Estelle Robin-You

    Co-producer :

    Madeleine Avramoussis

    Foreign producers :

    Yuri Averof, Ed Bareveld

    Narrator :

    Jean-Marc Barr

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Production language :

    English, French

    Coproducer countries :

    Greece, France, Canada, Japan

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    Nationality :

    Minority French (Greece, France, Canada, Japan)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 19 min

    Current status :

    Upcoming release

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