Film Review: DOLPHIN MAN (L’HOMME DAUPHIN)

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Dolphin Man draws us into the world of Jacques Mayol, capturing his compelling journey and immersing viewers into the sensory and transformative experience of free-diving. From the …See full summary »

Director:

Lefteris Charitos

The title DOLPHIN MAN belongs to the legendary free-diver Jacques Mayol whose life became the inspiration for Luc Besson’s cult-movie THE BIG BLUE (LE GRAND BLEU) .  The bio doc is narrated by Jean-Marc Barr who played Mayol in THE BIG BLUE.

Free diving is as the name implies, diving deep into the ocean without any breathing aid. Lungs get compressed and without oxygen, if the diver faints, he or she will be unable to re-surface which implies certain death.  Mayol is world famous as a free diver having broken his own records of depth free diving many…

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