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Director:
Writers:
Ronnie Christensen (screenplay)
Amy Sorlie (screenplay)
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Release Date:
12 April 2012 (Russia) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
In Shark Alley, courage runs deep
Plot:
A professional diver tutor returns to deep waters after 1 year, following an almost fatal encounter with a great white shark. The nightmare from the deep is still lurking - more carnivorous and hungry than ever. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Halle Berry ... Kate Mathieson

Olivier Martinez ... Jeff
Sizwe Msutu ... Themba

Mark Elderkin ... Tommy
Thoko Ntshinga ... Zukie
Henrik Vos ... German Man
Judith Kronenberg-Sarembock ... German Woman
Wayne Harrison ... English Dad
Josef Du Plessis ... English Boy
Jessica Taylor ... English Mum

Ralph Brown ... Brady
Luke Tyler ... Luke
P.J. Van Der Walt ... Poacher
Gary Jacobie ... Poacher
Eugene Seloca ... Poacher
Chris Zuidema ... Anti Poaching Officer

Directed by
John Stockwell 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ronnie Christensen  screenplay
Amy Sorlie  screenplay
Amy Sorlie  story

Produced by
Verenice Buerling .... associate producer
Jeanette Buerling-Milio .... producer (as Jeanette Buerling)
Matthew E. Chausse .... producer
Sukee Chew .... executive producer
Meg Clark .... co-producer
Ali Cook .... executive producer
Trish Cook .... associate producer
Michael Corso .... associate producer
Chris Curling .... supervising producer
Brian Donovan .... line producer
Vlokkie Gordon .... co-producer
Anthony Gudas .... associate producer
Nina Heyns .... line producer: South Africa
Norman Merry .... executive producer
John Michaels .... executive producer
Maggie Monteith .... executive producer
Celine Rattray .... executive producer
Douglas Saylor Jr. .... co-producer
Martin Shore .... executive producer
Matthew Spain .... associate producer
Jeff Steele .... executive producer
Guy Tannahill .... line producer
Christopher Tuffin .... executive producer
Eric van den Eijnden .... co-executive producer
David Wicht .... co-producer
Pasquale Zaza .... co-executive producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Sayfritz 
 
Cinematography by
Jean-François Hensgens 
 
Film Editing by
Ben Callahan (directors cut)
Andrew MacRitchie 
 
Casting by
Colin Jones 
Gail Stevens 
 
Production Design by
Tom Hannam 
 
Art Direction by
Christophe Dalberg 
Tom Hannam (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Guy Potgieter 
 
Costume Design by
Moira Anne Meyer 
 
Makeup Department
Lynda Armstrong .... makeup & hair supervisor
Megan Chassay .... first assistant makeup artist
Tanya Dennis .... assistant makeup artist
Raine Edwards .... makeup department head
Norma Hill-Patton .... makeup artist/hair stylist to Halle Berry
 
Production Management
Pierre Buys .... unit manager
Meg Clark .... post-production supervisor
Hermione Ninnim .... production manager: UK
Jeanne Watson .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nadia Brand .... third assistant director
Simon Downes .... additional second assistant director
Alison Goring .... second assistant director
Grant Hulley .... second unit director
Jon-Luke Lourens .... second assistant director
Natalie Maloy .... third assistant director
Lynette Mitchelle .... third assistant director
Shamiel Soni .... second second assistant director
Charlie Watson .... first assistant director
Gabriel Williams .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Jonathan Alenskas .... graphics pre vis
Gaby Beyers .... art coordinator
Rial De Wet .... storyboard artist
Kirk Doman .... property master
Douglas Ingram .... storyboard artist
Mark Risk .... storyboard artist
Clinton Smith .... creature fabricator
Brendan Smithers .... construction coordinator
J.D. van Brakel .... props buyer
Dene van der Walt .... props
 
Sound Department
Harry Barnes .... supervising sound editor
Martin Cantwell .... sound designer
Henry Dyer .... boom operator
Robert Farr .... sound re-recording mixer
Bob Hazell .... boom operator
Steven Iba .... adr mixer
Andrea King .... foley artist
Nick Kray .... adr mixer
Steve Little .... foley editor
Adam Mendez .... foley mixer
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Simon Rice .... sound mixer
Colin Ritchie .... adr editor
Andy Stallabrass .... adr mixer
Andy Stallabrass .... adr recordist
David Staricha .... assistant sound editor
Jack Stew .... foley artist
Yanti Windrich .... sound assistant
 
Special Effects by
Chris Aguilar .... special effects assistant
Helena Brackley .... special effects technician
Garry Cooper .... sfx rigging supervisor
Alexander Gunn .... special effects senior technician
Casper Lailey .... special effects technician
Craig Leong .... special effects technician
Laurie Mahon .... special effects assistant
Karl Openshaw .... special effects technician
David Payne .... special effects supervisor
Clinton Smith .... creature special effects creator
 
Visual Effects by
Tom Balkwill .... visual effects colourist
Linus Burghardt .... digital compositor
Luke Butler .... digital compositor
Naomi Butler .... digital compositor
Jorge Canada Escorihuela .... compositor
Matt Chandler .... lead effects TD
Lee Clappison .... digital colourist
Peter Collins .... digital intermediate
Tobias Dommer .... digital compositor
Stefan Drury .... head of visual effects
James Elster .... digital compositor
Frank Engen .... compositor
Sean Farrow .... visual effects supervisor
Richard Frazer .... compositor
Florian Friedmann .... animation technical director
Andy Hague .... visual effects editor: storm sequence
Gunnar Heiss .... digital compositor
Ernesto Herrmann .... digital compositor
Annika Hirsch .... visual effects coordinator (as Annika Koch)
Emma Ibbetson .... visual effects producer: One of Us
Eric Kasanowski .... digital compositor
Thilo Kuther .... visual effects executive producer
David Lloyd .... senior systems engineer
Abigail McKenzie .... digital lab operator
Jaime Fernandez Muro .... CG supervisor
Emelie Nilsson .... digital compositor
Ian Noe .... visual effects supervisor
Antonio Rodríguez Díaz .... digital compositor
Katie Roehrick .... visual effects coordinator
Lucy Seaborne .... on-line editor
Daniel Spain .... systems engineer
Lucy Tanner .... visual effects coordinator
Victor Tomi .... digital compositor
Daniel Tomlinson .... senior DI operator
Diana Vasquez .... digital lab operator
Tobias Pfeiffer .... visual effects editor (uncredited)
Christian Vogt .... executive producer: Pixomondo (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Amanda Foster .... stunt double
Francois Grobbelaar .... stunt double: Ralph Brown
Dan Hirst .... stunt double
Grant Hulley .... stunt coordinator
Dave Judge .... stunt rigger
James O'Donnell .... stunt coordinator
Chris Pollard .... stunt double
Katie Rowe .... stunts
Franz Spilhaus .... stunt coordinator
Sam Trimming .... stunt rigger
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Alblas .... still photographer
Peter Belcher .... camera operator
Keith Bernstein .... still photographer: Cape Town & London
Chris Cavanagh .... video operator: additional photography
Jeremy Connell .... grip
Kriss Dallimore .... clapper loader
Hopi Demattio .... underwater focus puller
Robert Fischer .... key grip
Emma Friend .... underwater second assistant camera
Gerhard Geldenhuys .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Zane Harrison .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Denis Lagrange .... underwater cinematographer
Regardt Maritz .... second assistant camera
Warren Markert .... camera trainee: underwater unit
Jason Martin .... camera operator
Keith Saayman .... libra head technician
Wayne Shields .... gaffer
Murren Tullett .... assistant camera
Mike Valentine .... underwater camera
Coco Van Oppens .... videographer
 
Animation Department
Jonathan Symmonds .... lead animator
 
Casting Department
Vanessa Baker .... voice casting
Toby Spigel .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hetta Burger .... costumer
Rick de Souza .... key costumer
Jacomina Jankowitz .... costume supervisor
Catherine Lovett .... costume supervisor uk
Lynn Paulsen .... textile artist
Louise Roach .... costume assistant
 
Editorial Department
Rob Ackerman .... technical support
Ameenah Ayub Allen .... post-production coordinator (as Ameenah Ayub)
Monty Bass .... assistant editor
Linden Brownbill .... digital intermediate technical support
Donovan Bush .... colorist
Ben Callahan .... additional editor
Lee Clappison .... digital colourist
James Clarke .... digital intermediate supervisor
Richard Curling .... second assistant editor
Ritchie Ferguson .... technical support
Lisa Jordan .... facility director: Lipsync Post
Rebecca Lloyd .... assembly editor
Rebecca Lloyd .... first assistant editor
Scott Macbeth .... technical support
Martin Scoones .... film grader
Thomas Walters .... third assistant editor
Rick White .... technical support
Tahnee Wright .... post-production coordinator: South Africa
Jodie Davidson .... colorist: uk dailies (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Pat Anthony .... composer: additional music
Joseph E. Jackson .... composer: additional music
Heidi Kilpeläinen .... singer
Robin Morrison .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Laurie Dunn .... transportation manager
 
Other crew
Kgotla Appolus .... assistant to producer
Stephanie Bamberg .... production coordinator
George Batchelor .... production assistant
Luke Carey .... producers associate
Paula Casarin .... script supervisor
Joel Clarke .... production assistant
Andrew Gwyn Davies .... co-production coordinator
Jenna DePaul .... assistant to Mr. Chausse
Glenn Diot .... assistant production coordinator
Elise Fernandez .... production trainee
Ran Francke .... assistant: Ms. Berry
Jimmy Fraser .... co-marine coordinator
Jimmy Fraser .... marine coordinator
Joanne Goldstone .... production accountant
Gina Goosen .... production coordinator
Bill Grantham .... finance legal
Matthew Green .... diving double
Andrew Hare .... location manager
Steve Harriss .... diving double
Jasyn Howes .... behind the scenes
James R. Kipping .... production assistant: UK
Joe Krenzer .... production assistant
Valerie Legrain-Doussau .... legal and business affairs
Andrea Leone .... distribution
Laurie Mahon .... floor runner
Reshma Makan .... post production assistant
Natalie Maloy .... floor runner
Jason Martin .... marine coordinator
Billie Mae Meintjes .... production assistant
Christos Michaels .... legal services
Debbie Moore .... production accountant
Vuyo Oyiya .... production secretary
Kate Penlington .... clearances
Kevin Phelan .... head of post production: Lip Sync Post
Joy Sapieka .... unit publicist
Corina Skerritt .... production assistant
Anne Stimac .... production resources
David Tanner .... dive supervisor
Megan Truter .... production assistant
Rudi Van As .... financial controller
Estelle Vockerodt .... assistant accountant
Lucy Whitton .... archive researcher
 
Thanks
Sid Abruzzi .... the producers would like to thank
Bonnie Lee Bouman .... the producers would like to thank
Alan Boyd .... the producers would like to thank: Department of Environmental Affairs Cape Town (as Dr. Alan Boyd)
Jack Chausse .... the producers would like to thank
Vince Cirrincione .... the producers would like to thank
Adam Gough .... the producers would like to thank
Joseph E. Jackson .... very special thanks
Michael Lee Jackson .... special thanks
Andrew Jadavji .... the producers would like to thank
Stephen P. Jarchow .... special thanks
Gertrud Kuntze .... special thanks
Ulrike Kuntze .... special thanks
Sarah Peters .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for bloody shark attacks/disturbing images, and for language including sexual references
Runtime:
UK:94 min | Netherlands:114 min
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Quotes:
[first lines]
Kate Mathieson:You're told your whole life that sharks are dangerous. And then finally you're under water and you see the very thing you were taught to fear. And it's perfect. My father once told me to be careful of the things we love most in the world. Because if you're not careful, that very thing can also destroy you.
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52 out of 71 people found the following review useful.
I was rooting for the sharks...., 17 March 2012
Author: katex-320-709015 from ÑL

.... and wishing they'd arrive soon and gobble up the entire cast of this terminally boring movie. But, alas, they didn't; and the thing dragged on and on interminably... until, after what felt like an eternity, it finally reached its always predictable, anticlimactic climax.

What can we say about the cast? It would perhaps be more accurate to describe them as the miscast. Halle Berry looks great. If I went through what she went through in this movie I'd look like something the cat brought in. But even at her most artistically bedraggled, Berry looks as if she could just slip into a D&G dress and sashay down the catwalk in Paris or Milan. Boat skippers have wind-washed complexions. Throughout this movie Berry always looks as if she could have just stepped out of the beauty parlor, with her perfect eye-liner, her manicured nails and her perfect tan. Her hair gets tousled every now and then, but that's about the extent of her dishevelment. If they wanted me to believe that she was the head of a model agency, or the editor of a woman's magazine, I might have bought it. But a shark expert who spends half her life on a boat? No way, Jose. And the rest of the miscast were no more believable.

In fairness, the cinematography was excellent. The sharks were great, too. But they arrived about an hour and twenty minutes too late, for which they will not be lightly forgiven by anyone who got suckered into wasting 94 minutes of their life watching this god awful movie.

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