The ending scene with the Right Whale swimming with scuba divers was actually previous footage Director Howard Hall had filmed well over 10 years before this film, and he is actually the scuba dive that the whale approaches. See more »
The best IMAX movie I have EVER seen - EXTRAORDINARY!
This movie is an absolute must-see. The underwater cinematography is outstanding. I am a scuba diver and have been snorkeling many times and the images in this movie made me long for the sea. This film captures the incredible adrenaline-pumping feeling of what it is like to be under the sea, to be visiting what feels like another universe on our own planet. The visual images are amazing. For example, the movie will show a shot of a certain part of a reef and you'll be staring right at it and BOOM a fish who was perfectly camouflaged into the reef will pop right out at you. The 3-D effects rock.
What most impressed me about this film was that I learned about and saw beautiful pictures of countless species I never even knew existed before. To be 38 years old and see a species on this planet you've never seen before is pretty cool. Additionally, I learned a lot about the habits of many of these creatures that I had no clue about.
In sum, great entertainment for adults. You cannot leave without learning something new. Also a wonderful, highly entertaining film for children.
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