The Odyssey (2016 France) 122 mins, Cert. 15 – subtitled

Screenings at 11.00AM & 7.30

Director: Jérôme Salle

Stars: Lambert Wilson, Pierre Niney, Audrey Tautou, Laurent Lucas

 

The story of Jacques-Yves Cousteau (Wilson), the sub-aquatic explorer and documentary maker.

He is an egoist and womaniser, who ignores his wife (Tautou) and two sons, and is more showman than scientist. His younger son, Philippe (Niney), grows up to become a dedicated ecologist and starts to challenge his father’s methods.

Beautifully photographed, with breath-taking underwater sequences, it features a splendid score from Alexandre Desplat and fine performances from the three leads.

 

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 19th October 2017

Shows start at 11.00AM and 7.30PM, Ticket prices: £8.00 & £6.50 (concessions)

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