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10 August 2005 (USA) See more »
In 2002, as behavioral scientist Erich Ritter was filming in the Bahamas with Discovery Channel, he was bit in the calf by a bull shark... See more » | Add synopsis »
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J.V. Martin ... Narrator
Erich Ritter ... Himself
Jim Sharits ... Host

Directed by
James Younger 
Produced by
Randall M. Boyd .... post-production producer
Mike Dodgen .... associate producer (as Michael Dodgen)
Dave Harding .... supervising producer
Sue Houghton .... consulting producer
Chris Karnak .... segment producer
Erik Nelson .... executive producer
James Younger .... producer
Original Music by
Mark Leggett 
Film Editing by
Rayce R. Denton  (as Rayce Denton)
Nicholas J. Don Vito  (as Nick Don Vito)
Marine Duhamel 
William Haugse  (as Bill Haugse)
Paul Marengo 
Jon Teboe 
Maureen Walsh 
Art Direction by
Ryan Dyer 
Production Management
Gregory A. Gale .... production manager
Tom Koykka .... post-production supervisor
Sound Department
Glenn Bates .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Tracy Kilbourne .... jib operator
Jeffrey Kincheloe .... underwater cameraman
Aaron Walker .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Don Burt .... on-line editor
Colin Hatton .... editorial assistant
David W. Ryan .... assistant editor
J.D. Sievertson .... senior editor
Music Department
Kelsey Wood .... music editor
Other crew
Jessica DeJong .... production coordinator
Daniel F. Malone .... marine coordinator
Tom Martinez .... production assistant
Mike Sode .... production assistant

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A Disturbing Documentary, 14 September 2003
Author: Sam from Around

This is probably THE most disturbing Documentary ever made as we learn exactly what happens when a Shark bites -- using models and experiments to re-create several 'caught on tape' shark attacks. Usually, with the victims in the SAME ROOM as they have a mechanical shark mock-up biting into a simulated human leg (all designed to reflect life). You can see the Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome in their eyes as they watch their accidents re-created. Informative and Interesting, this documentary is not for the faint of heart--for at the end they show, in it's entirety, the first shark-bite caught on film underwater--which allowed scientists to run all of the experiments.

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