The Odyssey (film)
|Directed by||Jérôme Salle|
Marc Missonnier |
Eric Vidart Loeb
Jérôme Salle |
Capitaine de La Calypso|
by Albert Falco and Jean-Michel Cousteau
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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