Doc of the Day: Deep Water Review - Dan Schindel
A race around the world. A man with more ambition than sense. A descent into madness. Dir. Louise Osmond & Jerry Rothwell, 2006, 93 min Some documentaries succeed on the strength of an important or interesting subject. Some do so through stylistic flair and craft. And some documentaries simply work by riding the merit of a story so extraordinary that it seems too strange to be true, a story that exemplifies the adage about truth, fiction, and strangeness. Deep Water is one such documentary, with one such story. In 1968, the British newspaper The Sunday Times organized a great adventure ...
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