L’Odyssée recreates French ocean explorer’s adventures aboard the Calypso and reveals the man behind the icon

Jacques Cousteau, the French ocean explorer who enchanted generations in France and Britain 60 years ago, will find a younger audience this week with the release of a new film of his life.

L’Odyssée, a €20m spectacular that took five months to film, including shooting in the frozen wastes of Antarctica and with sharks in the Bahamas, opens in French cinemas on Wednesday.

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Source: Guardian Environment