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Dolphin Man

diving dolphin meditation yoga breath hold free diving holding breath under water

Dolphin Man

Release Date: October 28, 2017

Year    :   2017
Slogan    :   «How deep can you go on a single breath?»
Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Wowow Films, Greek Film Centre, EPT, Anemon Productions, ARTE GEIE, Les Films du Balibari, Storyline Entertainment, Impleo
Director    :   Lefteris Charitos
Producers    :   Ed Barreveld, Marco Alessi, Estelle Robin-You, Armel Parisot, Babeth Gbadié, Rea Apostolides, Yuri Averof, Seiko Kato, Marta Zaccaron, Kyveli Short, Leonidas Liambeys, Elektra Peppa, Fabiana Balsamo, Adeline Moulliet, Merryl Roche, Guilia Achilli, Corine Ringot, Emilie Renard, Sophie Guillassou, Agathe Corbin
Writers    :   Lefteris Charitos, Yuri Averof
RunTime    :   87 mins.

As well as providing the subject for Luc Besson’s The Big Blue, Jacques Mayol did more than anyone to establish the sport of free diving to enormous depths without an oxygen supply. Using breathing techniques derived from yoga, he went to 50, 60, and even 100 meters—depths no one had considered to be within the bounds of human possibility. Mayol was a sportsman, a mystic, a vagabond, but above all, a man who believed in testing the limits of experience. This visually stunning tribute shows a man’s quest to be at one with the vastness of the ocean and to have no fear of the abyss within, where lurks serenity, freedom and finally, death.

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