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The Freediver Movie??

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Cool! Thanks for the link.
I checked imdb and it said the movie is still in production. I wonder if it will be released in the U.S. ?
On a side note , it kinda has a "b" movie look to it. I hope it's done well and doesn't come off as cheesey.
P.S. Have some Karma my friend.
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I could imagine that it's a 'cheap' spinoff of James Cameron's plans to make a film about Pipin & Audrey. Or maybe Cameron stole the idea from these filmmakers, I don't know...

Chris Engelbrecht, Copenhagen
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yeah interesting freediving films seem to have the deep love story angle.

editted "have to" to "have the"
Does anyone know ifthey released the IMAX movie on Pipin and Umberto to DVD? If not are they planning on it? I missed it in the theatres and am very interested in checking it out. I believe it was called "Oceanmen."

The Freediver is actually based on the story of a Greek freediver, Danai Varveri (i think that is her last name) and Cameron's movie is again based on another real story. I think it's fantastic that all these freediving movies are being created to raise public awareness of our very underground (underwater actualy) sport. The Big Blue did us a huge service in this respect and with these two movies freediving might actually come out of the darkness and gain some public recognition. The future is looking good...
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From what I found on IMDB the tenative relase date for "The Freediver" is Sept 1st, 2004
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Looks interesting. Even if the story may end up on B-standard there will probably be some beautiful underwater footage
DAMN! Dom Swain is in it, I HAVE to see it ;-)

used to have a poster of her up in the gym when i was in College, :p
So which movie is the Jimmy Fizz flick that Freediver Magazine wrote about a while ago?

Sorry Jon, I don’t know that answer, but while we are on this subject, has anyone ever know a woman who liked “The Big Blue”? Personally I think its one of the best movies ever made. Deep competitive friendship, love, nature, cool music, and prioritizing. But women just don’t seem to get it. All they remember is the guy apparently commenting suicide at the end while his woman is pregnant. Why can’t they remember the other parts?:confused:
My wife HATES the movie!

She doesn't mind looking at the guys, since she thinks they're cute, but she can't stand Rosanne Arquette. The woman simply whines and sobs her way through the film. If they ever remake it they need to find a new leading lady.

OK - here is the run down of the FreeDiving movies so far:

  • The Big Blue - the Luc Besson movie that's "sort-of" about Jacques Mayol
  • Phoenix Blue/Jimmy Fizz - The B-Grade movie about some rock star who discovers freediving, or something like that
  • The FreeDiver - the upcoming movie about Danai Varveri
  • Unnamed - the Pipin/Audrey story by James Cameron
I believe that is it - anyone know of any others?
I believe that is it - anyone know of any others?

Does WATER WORLD count? He held his breath forever in that movie.rofl rofl rofl

He didn't hold his breath Jon, he had gills if I remember correctly.

Forget the fluid goggles and carbon monos, that's gotta be the #1 piece of freedive gear. I reckon AIDA would ban him in a second though:D

I remember the gills, and the variable ballast set-up that he used.
Cameron's not doing his movie yet

James Cameron's not making his Pipin/Audrey film right away it seems. He's been quoted in the last day or two that his next film will be a big budget sci-fi film that he'll be shooting later this year.

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