The Silent World Poster

Release Date: 1956

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
This pioneering French nature documentary follows renowned explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau as he investigates aquatic habitats in various locations around the world. Featuring whales, sharks and many other varieties of marine life, the film doesn't shy away from the brutality present in the natural world, but it also paints a fascinating picture of underwater exploration, as Cousteau and his associates strive to reach previously unseen ocean depths.

Cast: Frederic Duman, Alberto Falco, Jacques-Yves Cousteau

Director: Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Louis Malle

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Passionate, 1950s, Engaging, Quest


Winner Documentary (Feature)
Nominated Documentary
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1956)