The Odyssey (film)
|Directed by||Jérôme Salle|
|Produced by||Marc Missonnier |
Eric Vidart Loeb
|Written by||Jérôme Salle |
|Based on||Capitaine de La Calypso|
by Albert Falco and Jean-Michel Cousteau
|Starring||Lambert Wilson |
|Music by||Alexandre Desplat|
|Edited by||Stan Collet|
|Distributed by||Wild Bunch|
|Box office||$9.4 million|
The Odyssey (French title: L'odyssée) is a 2016 French-Belgian biographical adventure film directed by Jérôme Salle and written by Salle and Laurent Turner, based on the non-fiction book Capitaine de La Calypso by Albert Falco and Yves Paccalet. The film stars Lambert Wilson, Pierre Niney, and Audrey Tautou.
The film follows Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the great French ocean-going adventurer, biologist, and filmmaker.
- Lambert Wilson as Jacques-Yves Cousteau
- Pierre Niney as Philippe Cousteau
- Ulysse Stein as young Philippe Cousteau
- Audrey Tautou as Simone Melchior Cousteau
- Laurent Lucas as Philippe Tailliez
- Benjamin Lavernhe as Jean-Michel Cousteau
- Rafaël de Ferran as young Jean-Michel Cousteau
- Vincent Heneine as Albert "Bebert" Falco
- Thibault de Montalembert as Étienne Deshaies
- Roger Van Hool as Daddy
- Chloé Hirschman as Jan
- Adam Neill as David Wolper
- Olivier Galfione as Frédéric Dumas
- Martin Loizillon as Henri Plé
- Chloé Williams as Eugenie Clark
Principal photography on the film began on 7 September 2015 in Croatia, where filming took place on islands Hvar, Vis, and Biševo. Shooting was also done in South Africa, Antarctic, and The Bahamas, and it ended on 8 January 2016.
|Award / Film Festival||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|César Awards||Best Sound||Marc Engels, Fred Demolder, Sylvain Réty and Jean-Paul Hurier||Won|
|Globes de Cristal Awards||Best Actor||Lambert Wilson||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Audrey Tautou||Nominated|
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