Le grand bleu 1988

Critics score:
63 / 100

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Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times: Such a total disaster that it would have been an act of kindness for all concerned to have never released it. Read more

Janet Maslin, New York Times: The film's undersea footage has a powerful otherworldly quality, much as if it were unfolding in outer space, as indeed it might be. Read more

Steven Rosen, Denver Post: What he and his writers have cooked up defies our patience. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Besson fatally misjudges the cinematic interest of his theme. Read more

Mark Holcomb, Village Voice: Besson is no master storyteller. Read more

Rita Kempley, Washington Post: The subtext is easy to follow; it's the screenplay that's impossible. Read more