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The Living Sea (1995)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Short | 9 February 1995 (USA)
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A survey of the world's oceans, emphasizing the fact that it's a single interconnected ocean, and the dependence of all life on the ocean. Along the way we spend time with some surfers, ... See full summary »

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Greg MacGillivray
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Meryl Streep ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Judith Connor Judith Connor ... Herself (Monterey) (as Dr. Judith Connor)
William Hamner William Hamner ... Himself (Palau) (as Dr. William Hamner)
Rainos M. Hayes Rainos M. Hayes ... Himself (Hawaii)
Steven K. Katona Steven K. Katona ... Himself (Maine)
Richard Marsh Richard Marsh ... Himself (Hawaii)
Laura Martin Laura Martin ... Herself (Palau researcher)
Stephanie K. Martin Stephanie K. Martin ... Herself (Maine)
James A.R. McFarlane James A.R. McFarlane ... Himself (Monterey)
Bruce Robison Bruce Robison ... Himself (deep ocean research, Monterey) (as Dr. Bruce H. Robison)
Jennifer Rock Jennifer Rock ... Herself (Maine)
Marty Thomas ... Himself (Hawaii)
Francis Toribiong Francis Toribiong ... Himself (Palau native)
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A survey of the world's oceans, emphasizing the fact that it's a single interconnected ocean, and the dependence of all life on the ocean. Along the way we spend time with some surfers, with researchers cataloging and tracking whales, a Coast Guard rough weather rescue squad, a deep-ocean research team, and in the Palau Islands, notably at a saltwater lake with an unusual jellyfish variety. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Documentary | Short

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USA

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English

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9 February 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I zontani thalassa See more »

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Bar Harbor, Maine, USA See more »

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$87,600,000, 31 December 2003
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1.44 : 1
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The best IMAX film I have seen...
6 July 1999 | by matt-81See all my reviews

I am an avid fan of the IMAX format, but rarely have I ever been a fan of any IMAX film. This is the one IMAX film that I feel has used the advantages of the format in nearly every shot, and besides that, it is an elegantly produced little film. Extremely beautiful, with many highlights. It is a must-see for all those who've never been exactly impressed by anything at an IMAX show (although the 'industry' is working overtime in amping up this cinema-sideshow - they promise it will be the 'next big thing' in movies). DON'T WATCH IT AT HOME.


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