The Big Blue

Synopsis: Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a long time. Their friendship started in their childhood days in the Mediterranean. They were not real friends in these days, but there was something they both loved and used to do the whole day long: diving. One day Jacques' father, who was a diver too, died in the Mediterranean sea. After that incident Enzo and Jacques lost contact. After several years, Enzo and Jacques had grown up, Johanna, a young clerk in an insurance office, has to go to Peru. There she meets Jacques who is being studied by a group of scientists. He dives for some minutes into ice-cold water and the scientists monitor his physical state that is more like a dolphin than human. Johanna can not believe what she sees and gets very interested in Jacques but she's unable to get acquainted with him. Some weeks later back in her office, she finds out that Jacques will be competing in a diving championship that takes place in Taormina, Sicily. In order to see Jacques again she m
Director(s): Luc Besson
Production: 20th Century-Fox
  3 wins & 6 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.6
Metacritic:
35
Rotten Tomatoes:
62%
R
Year:
1988
168 min
$80,804
417 Views

JACQUES:

Ok. I'll get it, but no fighting,

all right?

The two boys nod as they point to the coin.

JACQUES:

We'll split it.

FIRST BOY:

You can't split a coin. That's

stupid.

SECOND BOY:

He's right. You're stupid.

The pope smiles.

JACQUES:

Then we'll buy something and split

that.

SECOND BOY:

A helicopter...

JACQUES:

It's a small coin.

FIRST BOY:

A Ferrari.

SECOND BOY:

I don't want a Ferrari... What is

it?

JACQUES:

(interrupting them)

Maybe a little radio.

The two boys look at each other.

JACQUES:

Well. We'll decide later. The

light is going.

SECOND BOY:

I get the radio from after school,

until midnight.

FIRST BOY:

Since when do you stay up until

midnight?

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Luc Besson

Luc Besson is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer. He directed or produced the films Subway, The Big Blue, and Nikita. more…

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