Directed by Richard da Costa and Alex Parkinson.
On a deep sea diving expedition in 2012, Chris Lemons was a member of the dozen strong crew who’d descend beneath the crashing waves of the North Sea to repair a seabed structure. However, on this particular night, years of meticulous training are tested when he becomes detached from his vessel, with five minutes of oxygen in his tank, and little chance of survival.
If you’re looking for a similarly sweaty palmed tale of human endurance after the Oscar winning Free Solo, then tilt your head down from the rock face, and look beneath the surface for Alex Parkinson and Richard de Costa’s nerve shredding deep sea documentary, because it makes The Abyss look like a dip in the shallow end.
Using a combination of archive footage from the ill-fated dive, talking head contributions from those at