Becoming Cousteau

Becoming Cousteau

Becoming Cousteau (2021)

In the new film Becoming Cousteau from National Geographic Documentary Films, follow along on Captain Cousteau’s incredible journey, and discover his role as an inventor, explorer, environmentalist, and revolutionary filmmaker. Two-time Oscar-nominated and two-time Emmy-winning director Liz Garbus directed and produced the documentary, which features never-before-seen 4K footage of Captain Cousteau with exclusive access to the Cousteau Society Archives.-Nat Geo

District Grade:C+
District Category:Niche
Sub-Genres: Pop Culture, Nature, Biography, Nostalgia
Run Time:1hr 34mins

The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)


The District’s Quick Hits

Awards:Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize Nominee, Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design or Animation Nominee (Cinema Eye Honors Awards), Best Science/Nature Documentary (Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards), Best Documentary Feature Nominee, Best Director Nominee, Best Narration Nominee, Best Archival Documentary Nominee (Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards), Best Original Score – Documentary Nominee (Hollywood Music In Media Awards), Documentary Film (London Film Festival)
Where To Stream:Disney+
Rotten Tomatoes Score ™:98% (Tomatometer), 83% (Audience)
Director:Liz Garbus
Cast: Vincent Cassel, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Carol Burnett, George Bush, Pablo Picasso,
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