Excel Film Club: The Odyssey – Sept 26th

Tuesday Sept 26th – 8pm

The Odyssey

Language: French

122 minutes.

Director: Jérôme Salle

Writer’s:  Jean-Michel Cousteau  ,  Albert Falco 

Cast: Lambert WilsonPierre NineyAudrey Tautou , Laurent Lucas.

From 1949 to 1979, thirty years in the life of captain      Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the famous researcher, scientist, inventor, filmmaker whose greatest achievement is to have made the general public more curious – and accordingly closer – to the sea.

The spectator leaves Cousteau in mid-1979 at the worst time of his life: his favorite son, Philippe, has just died in the crash of a plane he was piloting. The dashing conqueror of the sea has suddenly become a broken old man, tempted to discouragement but his eldest son Jean-Michel is by his side to help him overcome his grief and go on with his mission…

 

 

 

 

 

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