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Ocean Men: Extreme Dive

bigImage Follow the current world champions of freediving, Pipin Ferreras and Umberto Pelizzari as they attempt to do the impossible - descend to a depth of over 162 meters (531 feet) and return to the surface on just one breath of air.

The intense rivalry between champions Ferreras and Pelizzari will highlight the amazing ability of the human body to adapt to the most demanding situations. Each dive by the two champions is a wonder of science, but just as fascinating are the wildly different approaches each takes with regard to their training and preparation. Their colorful lives and unyielding passion for this unique sport, as captured by acclaimed underwater director and cinematographer Bob Talbot (DOLPHINS, FREE WILLY), will thrill, inspire, and excite audiences ... all while fostering a deeper respect for life itself.

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Ocean Men: Featurette, Part 1 [Real 300 K]

Ocean Men: Featurette, Part 2 [Real 300 K]

Ocean Men: The Making of [Real 300 K]

Ocean Men: Trailer [Real 300 K]

Ocean Men: Umberto Pelizzarri [Real 300 K]

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An HB5B Media AG Production. Producer: Almut Saygin. Director/Cinematographer: Bob Talbot. Executive Producers: Hendrik Hey, Jan Herrmann. Distributed by nWave Pictures Distribution. Featuring: Pipin Ferreras, Umberto Pelizzari, Jacques Mayol.

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Reviews

BMZ Reviews:

Dive on in with 'Ocean Men' By Elizabeth Kaye McCall

A Film With Depth By Ross Anthony

BMZ Review of Ocean Men By Herb Lash

Outside Reviews:

"Underwater Adventure Takes Your Breath Away" By Bob Ross, Tampa Tribune

"Ocean Men: Extreme Dive" By Crissa-Jean Chappell, Film Scouts

"A depth-defying exercise for Miami filmmakers" By David Raterman, Sun-Sentinel

"Go beneath ocean with rival freedivers" By Keith Cassidy, Miami Herald

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Rating: Very Good
Posted by: cralpgh
This film looks spectacular on Dome screens! I had no expectations going into the screening and was amazed by the visual statement that I received. ... Read More >>

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