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Jacques Cousteau at 85

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Photo: The Cousteau Society

In 1995, the legendary Jacques Cousteau celebrates his 85th birthday, still as active as ever. This two part retrospective film looks back over the whole of his extraordinary carrer and celebrates his lifetime's achievements.All the principal events of Cousteau's carrer are covered in this film, including his involvement in the invention of the aqualung, his ground breaking underwater explorations and the famous voyages of the Calypso to all corners of the world. At the same time the film looks at the ups and downs of his private life to learn more of the man behind the public image. One of the most influencial environmental figures of the twentieth century, Jacques Cousteau has helped millions of people throughout the world become aware of the richness of the world around them. This unexpected exclusive portrait using his personnal archives reveals his fabulous life and achievements as never before.

Factual > Travel & Discovery

Theme(s):
Travel & Discovery
Producer(s) & Channel(s):
THE COUSTEAU SOCIETY
Director(s):
Jacques Yves COUSTEAU
Year:
1995
Versions:
English / French
Nationality:
France
Available rights:
Worldwide

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