The Big Blue

"Good"

The Big Blue Review


No wonder audiences didn't connect with this film, an early Luc Besson-Jean Reno collaboration that explores the mysterious world of deep deep diving. Oddly, The Big Blue is somehow a love story as well, with Rosanna Arquette and Jean-Marc Barr making goo-goo eyes between his deep dives and swims with the dolphins. The Reno-Barr rivalry (who can dive deeper) consitutes the bulk of the film, as well as its most dramatic moments, but the strange dolphin symbolism, blue-tinted photography, and self-important chest-beating will likely leave most viewers out to sea.

Aka Le Grand Bleu.



The Big Blue

Facts and Figures

Run time: 168 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 11th May 1988

Box Office USA: $80.8k

Distributed by: 20th Century-Fox

Production compaines: Gaumont

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Fresh: 12 Rotten: 7

IMDB: 7.7 / 10

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Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Jacques Mayol, as Enzo Molinari, as Johana Baker, as Dr. Laurence, as Novelli, as Uncle Louis, as Roberto, as Duffy, Andréas Voutsinas as Priest, Valentina Vargas as Bonita, as Sally, Bruce Guerre-Berthelot as Young Jacques, Gregory Forstner as Young Enzo, as Jacques Father

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