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Chaos and Desire (2002)
"La turbulence des fluides" (original title)

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A seismologist investigates the mysterious cessation of the tides near her Quebec home town.

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Seismologist Alice Bradley is despatched to her home town of Baie-Comeau, Quebec, to investigate why the tides have stopped flowing there. She is reunited with an old college friend, reporter Catherine Rolland, and meets roguish pilot Marc Vandal. It soon becomes apparent that the problems with the tide coincided with a variety of odd behaviour amongst the Baie-Comeau residents, and Alice gradually realises that the solution to the mystery may be stranger than she ever anticipated. Written by Shannon Patrick Sullivan <shannon@mun.ca>

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The bailers on a CL-415 plane is 3 inches by 5 inches. So it's impossible for a full body to enter in the tanks when the plane is bailing water. See more »

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Much more than I expected
12 December 2002 | by (Bardon, Queensland) – See all my reviews

When I saw this was a movie produced by Luc Besson, I was reluctant to see it, because his choices are obviously not mine. But the topics and the Canadian location made me see it anyway. And, for the first time, a Besson production (through his company Europa Corp.) is a movie worth seeing! Amazing! Of course, you can't go without the obsessive Asian sub-plot Besson seems to put in all the movies he produced (is it in the writer's contract to add it???), but the slow pace of action and the ethereal music takes you in quite an interesting universe.

A good surprise, then, that I don't recommend to fans of other Besson productions (Watch out: No martial arts and no poor dialogs in this movie!!!).


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