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Reading 1 (Credit)

Le Grand Bleu

Le Grand Bleu est un film français réalisépar Luc Besson, qui, plus de dix ans après la sortie, est encoreun film culte. Il est basé sur les exploits de Jacques Mayol, unplongeur français dont la technique de descente ressemble àcelle des dauphins. Ce film a révélé au grand publicle monde fascinant de la plongée en apnée de compétition. Les images filmées sous l'eau, la concentration des plongeurs etles risques qu'ils prennent ont fait du Grand Bleu un film inoubliable. Or, dans la réalité, ce monde de la plongée extrêmeest encore plus extraordinaire que dans le film.

Vital vocabulary

la plongée en apnée - free diving

le souffle - breath

Question

What made the film "Le Grand Bleu" unforgettable? (2)

Look for words that look like English words. They often mean the same thing.

Answer

Here are some examples.

"Les images filmées sous l'eau"

The pictures/images filmed under the water

"la concentration des plongeurs"

The concentration of the divers

"et les risques qu'ils prennent"

The risks the divers take.

(Mention any two from the above three answers.)

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