Films on the Green – L’Odyssée (The Odyssey)

– June 15 2024

Saturday, JUNE 15 8:30-10:30PM
(rescheduled from 6/14 due to rain)

Presented by Films on the Green a 2024 Washington Square Park Conservancy Community Arts Grantee.© Samuel Goldwyn Films

Directed by Jérôme Salle
With Lambert Willson, Audrey Tautou, Pierre Niney, Laurent Lucas, and Benjamin Lavernhe
2016, Drama-Biopic, Rated PG, 2h02, France-Belgium

Summer 1946. The Cousteau family—Jacques, his wife Simone, and their two children Philippe and Jean-Michel—reside in their beautiful house by the Mediterranean Sea. By day they dive, exploring the depths of the ocean, while by night they watch the stars. It’s paradise on Earth. But Jacques is never content. He longs to explore the world beneath the sea and believes in the virtues of progress. With his invention, the Aqualung, his recently acquired vessel, the Calypso, and a crew of free-spirited adventurers led by his wife, Jacques is ready to delve where no man has been before…

Film in French and English with English subtitles.
Free and open to the public. Registration is recommended but not required.