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Deep Blue -- The natural history of the oceans

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5 December 2003 (Spain) See more »
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Until Now We've Only Touched The Surface.
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The natural history of the oceans | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Michael Gambon ... Narrator (voice)
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David Attenborough

Pierce Brosnan ... Narrator (voice: English version)
Frank Glaubrecht ... Narrator (voice: German version)

Jacques Perrin ... Récitant (voice: French version)
Dalik Volonitz ... Narrator (voice: Hebrew version)
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Directed by
Andy Byatt 
Alastair Fothergill 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Attenborough  writer

Produced by
Stefan Beiten .... executive producer
Andre Sikojev .... executive producer
Sophokles Tasioulis .... producer
Alix Tidmarsh .... producer
Nikolaus Weil .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
George Fenton 
 
Cinematography by
Michael deGruy 
Rick Rosenthal 
 
Film Editing by
Martin Elsbury 
 
Production Management
Lynn Barry .... production manager
Amanda Hutcheson .... production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Martin Czembor .... sound re-recording mixer: US release
Kate Hopkins .... sound editor
Brian Moseley .... foley artist
Lucy Rutherford .... sound editor
James Seddon .... dolby consultant
Cristinel Sirli .... sound mixer (as Christinel Sirli)
Mirek Stiles .... ProTools operator
Daniel Ward .... assistant sound editor: US release
Andrew Wilson .... sound re-recording mixer
Dan Edelstein .... supervising sound editor: US release (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Sally Clayton .... digital film producer
Safiya Ravat .... digital effects artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Reichert .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Mike Fraser .... digital intermediate producer
Jon Thompson .... post-production consultant
Laurent Treherne .... digital intermediate supervisor
 
Music Department
Jonathan Allen .... score mixer
Jonathan Allen .... score recordist
Berliner Philharmoniker .... orchestra
Jane Carter .... executive music producer
Julian Kershaw .... orchestrator
Simon Rattle .... conductor
 
Other crew
Jason Roberts .... location manager
 
Thanks
Yves Chevalier .... special thanks
 

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83 min | Germany:91 min
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Australia:PG | Finland:S | Germany:6 | Netherlands:MG6 | Singapore:G | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | Switzerland:8 (canton of Zurich) | Switzerland:6 (canton of the Grisons) | UK:PG | USA:G
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Referenced in The Making of 'Deep Blue' (2006) (V)See more »

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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Visually Arresting Snapshot of Oceanic Life, 10 June 2005
Author: nathan_i_todd from United States

I had the opportunity to watch this movie during the Seattle International Film Festival, and I was amazed. I haven't seen the documentary series "Deep Blue Sea" on which it was based, so I cannot comment on how the film compares to that series. What I can say is for any of you who are interested in animal behavior above and below the ocean's surface, you will be amazed. This film has few interruptions between wonderfully paced and edited clips of animal behavior. While I had seen almost all of the animals and plant life that appear in this movie before, this gave me a new and thrilling opportunity to see their lives as the animals themselves do. You hear their voices and experience their emotions. The soundtrack kept me emotionally captivated for the entire 90 minute run time. The filmmakers don't try to narrate the behavior, but let you experience it first hand, to a thrilling effect.

However, this movie is not for the faint of heart. The filmmakers spare no detail in showing close up the threats posed to smaller sea life by larger and more voracious variations of life. With that in mind, I recommend keeping young children away from this movie. The children sitting a few rows in front of me in the theater gasped and held onto their parents during the violent scenes in the film.

If you do see this movie, make a point to do it on the biggest screen you can find, and sit as close as you can.

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